JadeLink Hotel Shanghai
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... 15:00 Beijing to Shanghai
Distance travelled (return): 2,636km
Ferry: 12.30pm Shanghai to Osaka
Distance travelled: 1,696km (return trip)
*note the return trip to Shanghai took 10 hours (and was further) whereas the return trip to Japan took 4 days - the power of the bullet train (which was going 305km per hr!)
Total distance travelled: 18,711km (11,616 miles approx)
Weather: Hot and very windy out on deck!!
... the 56th floor where we also had lunch at the Hyatt. The views were very good but would have been even better had we not had a rainy day – the first such day on shore in over 6 weeks! A trip to the gents’ toilet is a must in this magnificent building as the urinals look out through clear glass over the city and back towards the river. Whether the ladies get such a good view I don’t ...
Chez R&K is quite comfortable and nice and has a very warm, open feeling. CM and I would be on our own today to sightsee, so he and RC went over a plan for some places to visit and how to get there.
Their regular driver was on leave, so their substitute driver took us to the subway station. (Actually, he took us to the wrong subway station where we would have to do an extra transfer; thankfully, KC had already told ...
... 27th - after a day of extreme modernity we decided we wanted to see what the old part of shanghai was like, so we took the metro to the old town. It couldn't have been more different from the modern areas. It was a lot more like Beijing with it's very traditional buildings and unspoilt architecture. We explored the Yu Gardens, which were beautiful. A lot like the Summer Palace in Beijing but smaller and centred around lots ...
... dorms had about 4 students per room with a desk for each, much smaller areas than our girls have at Somerville, but adequate. The sporting facilities were extensive. A huge stadium with a full –sized, Olympic standard red cinder track, and lush green center field , several similarly emerald green trimmed football fields, an immense indoor gymn and Olympic swimming pool. Everything was in absolutely perfect condition. All very impressive, but ...
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