Home Inn (Kunshan Tinglin Road)
Travel Blogs from Kunshan
... parts of Shanghai I saw earlier in the day. Went back to The Bund to see it at night, which was definitely worth it. Pudong all lit up is beautiful, especially the reflection on the river. After that, I got a fantastic 40 minute foot massage next to my hostel for around $7. Great end to the day for my sore feet. I got a bit camera-happy today. Took hundreds of photos but narrowed it down to 49 for y'all. Perfect square for the ...
... flowers, gardens of
tulips and pansies, small bamboo forests and of course, my personal favourite
bonsai gardens. We loved taking our time, breathing in the clean air and
feeling the warm sun on our skin.
After 2-3 of walking the garden we wandered to a large open area
where a lot of people were gathered. Here Bettina and I relaxed in the sun and
people watched. On a bright sunny day, with families out to enjoy the weather ...
... pineapple, shrimp, and a molasses/walnut ball on top.
After, we walked through the mall, stopped at the bathrooms. Each stall had it's own cabinets and sink/mirror, and an attendant was working, would come in after you left, clean the toilet, and fold the paper back into a point. It was insane.
Exiting the mall, we walked into a square, with a giant underground ...
... it was time to go back to the hostel and pack!!
Our time in Shanghai has come to an end and again for the 3rd time, its time to move on! 4 days have definately been enough in this huge city! Its one of the best cities we have visited but is very busy and everything is always there in your face! And we can also now see why people would call it the shopping capital of the world!
Our next stop takes us to Xi'an where the Terracotta army is.
Nathan & India ...
... to an outer suburb where the fantastic communal and rural life of his childhood became just a distant memory.
There are some things that I can't do justice to in this blog. One is the traffic. The roads are unbelievably busy but all the impressive infrastructure and technology is no match for the ingrained culture of push and shove. It doesn't matter if you are in the biggest bus or truck, three wheeled motorcycle/van, scooter, bicycle or pedestrian, ...