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... but they looked highly impressed at
our efforts. We were soon reunited at another intersection, the girls managing
to cross the road without interference from the guards and joined the massive crowd
that were ever so slowly stumbling there way along to the bund.
eventually got there, the view was definitely worth it, yes were there with the
rest of the 15 million tourists, but it was still beautiful. After taking lots
of pictures (with and ...
... was in Cairo and at the time I believed it to be caused by the blowing sand, but it is just air pollution.
Today didn’t hold any real great adventure in Shanghai. I did manage to make edible eggs on toast for breakfast. I still need some practice to get the hang of this induction cooktop but I guess that is really more of a learning curve anyone would go through when changing technologies. The biggest challenge I faced today was figuring ...
... br> We returned to the hotel, got freshened up and worked on some homework before heading out for supper. We all went to the restaurant that Mah, Hannah, Chelsea, & I went to the night before. There we had large chunks of pork, bok choy, and tried mushrooms and liver - still not a fan of those food items! Something I find quite interesting about eating in the restaurants is that we have to pay before we even are served.
After supper we all walked out ...
... Leaving Shanghai was rather fun. We caught the magnetic levitation train, which hits speeds of 430km/hr. It turned a 45 min car drive into a mere 7 minutes. The initial acceleration was very rapid but once we were at full tilt the ride was totally smooth (curtesy of no friction at all), with the only indication of our speed being how quickly we flew past the cars on the road. Next stop: Tijuana -> Mexico City -> 10 hour layover -> Lima (yes this trip is terrible, feel sorry for us ;) ...
I couldn't let a whole month go by without posting, so here I go!
Chinese New Year finished off as loud as it had started, with more fireworks on the last night of vacation, Sunday. A week later, I was surprised to hear fireworks all night long once again, marking the actual ending of the new year. Someone's proud that they were the first to invent fireworks, I guess. They never end here.
I've been back at school for three weeks now, getting ready for the busy spring ...