Motel 168 (Shanghai Changping Road)
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... by misty cloud.
Instead we enjoyed a Chinese Tea Ceremony where we learnt all about the drink we are going to live on for the next 5 weeks. Tea drinking will never be the same again.Finished the day back at the French Concession where we savoured some Vietnamese cuisine for dinner. We wandered back to our warm hotel for a shower and a glass of red. ...
... rate is about 8 yuan for 1 euro. And although all recognizable brands are practically same price (at most 20% cheaper), Shanghanese (local citizens, also a separate dialect, not at all similar to Mandarin) ought to smirk at them! For example, a simple noodle or dumpling lunch in a simple local family restaurant can be bought for 10-15 yuan, a big dinner for 3 should not get over 200 yuan). Even better "currency rate" - IKEA ice cream. While in Europe a scoop costs ...
... world only second to the new ones in Dubai. This building houses the Guinness record for world's fastest elevator in 2004 at speeds up to 1,010 metres per minute taking just 34 seconds to reach the 89th floor. It also has the world’s biggest Wind damper weighing in at a mere 660 metre tons. On nice clear days the 91st floor is open this is the outdoor observatory today, disappointedly closed.
Unfortunately the weather was ...
... of English text - a great change from the cosmopolitan city. All we could find to point at was meat on sticks and some kind of green juice, but luckily it was pretty nice.
We were visiting the old rockery Yuyuan Gardens (a tautology as yuan means gardens apparently) in the old city of Shanghai when Mark from uni and his friend Mark 2 gave us a call. They were on a tour of China that amazingly coincided with our stay. We headed straight ...
... coma until the next morning.
Shanghai is a beautiful city, but what you need to understand is that even the most beautiful city is VERY different than a Western style city. You can be walking down the most beautiful, clean street one minute and suddenly you turn down a street that looks like a slum. Western cities have designated areas-rich, middle class, and lower class. China does not function like that, unless you are in ...