Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... and they are building more. John said that the tallest building there was in his last visit to Shanghai is now fully covered by new ones. We walked up and down the Bund during the day and also at night and we loved the beautiful contrast of old and modern buildings. We thought that we hadn’t seen this in any other places. Now, after seeing Shanghai, we realize how the new Beijing feels so “communist”, although it has ...
... to the owners. We sat for about 30-40 minutes in a Starbucks (how great is that?) while she took a cab over to let us see the piece. We looked, we liked, she agreed to come back down to what we were originally quoted (mistakenly by the first person). But now we had to drive her and the piece back to the gallery to use the credit card……..and then she had to hunt among ...
... and American airports. Certainly more customs and security hassles especially in my US, but China has some too. I landed in Chicago at 4 PM with no sleep at all and a growing pain in my left ankle.
I had ten dollars (minus my 29 dollar shuttle fee from SLC to Logan Utah.) so when I discovered that my plane wasn't leaving for Salt Lake until 8 AM rather than 8 PM this night, I was a bit unhappy with the prospect ...
... here three times during our stay in Shanghai and enjoyed all the dishes we tried with the exception of one. They also had a little store that you could buy stuff to take home, and they had some good cookies we picked up.
A few other highlights from our time in Shanghai:
A large park called People's Square was nice to walk thru that also had some museums and galleries. We opted to only visit The Shanghai Museum which turned out to be free. ...
... to make up for the day. The American teachers don't have to work, but I personally would like to get the painting done when the kids aren't there and I don't feel rushed. Today is Al's birthday! Not sure what we're doing yet, something new and fun I'm sure.
Some side notes:
If you're a parent, and you have any type of car seat for your child, or even if you maybe just had a thought that you would purchase a car seat someday for an infant, you're already 10 ...
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