Shanghai Weson Grand Hotel
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... a picture with him. She said yes and then a friend joined him, and then another friend, and then another, and another and another! It was INSANE!!!!! I just kept backing up and up and up in order to fit them all in the frame. I tried to get one with my camera too, but by that time quite a few of the boys had wandered off. They were all enamored with her though. It was really funny.
Yay for weekends and lazy ...
... session, and then wrapped it up. It was 5pm. We had a 90 minute break before dinner, so I went for a lie down and fell asleep!
I somehow woke up before dinner, so headed down to dinner in the hotel's dining room. There was two big round tables set up with Lazy Susans, and we filled the tables and talked much more openly about the day, as beer and wine was served. The ice was well on the way to being smashed now.
After eating all kinds of weird and wonderful food ...
... escape upstairs where there was heaps of room on the top deck to view & photograph the sights. What was rather concerning to those of us with the ingrained safety culture was the fact that there were all sorts of different boats making their way both up and downstream. The tourist evening cruise ships were very brightly lit, and impossible to miss. But making their way up and down between these brightly lit ships were the barely visible cargo boats/barges, ...
... Julius and saw they had Bubble Tea. Now for those of you that have never had it, well it is an acquired taste. They opened a place in Davenport, IA at Northpark Mall and that was my first experience. I think that this time I basically pointed and prayed that it did not have cinnamon and did not taste like "chilled monkey brains" (Insert classic Indiana Jones). Whoa....It was really good. It was black tea with milk...and good froth and green tea soaked tapioca that you drank up using ...
... a few cities in between.
With air conditioning running all day in the new buildings and the bright lights at night, the power requirements are high. Unfortunately, the demand is met with coal-fired generators, hence, an incredible amount of air pollution. Coal is plentiful and cheap in China, so this will probably not change soon.
Our last night in Hong Kong ended with a visit to ...