Motel 168 (Shanghai Chifeng Road)
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... we kept on going and visited a local neighbourhood called Tian Zi Fang, which had a bunch of cool bars and restaurants in a maze of alleyways. Steve had a couple of tasty Belgian beers and Mandy got to roam the streets taking some great shots of the area.
Only two disasters for the day. Mandy somehow managed to delete all the photos from the day except for a few night ones below, and Steve didn't get rice with his chicken dish at dinner. We have managed to move on from both ...
... volume louder than really needed! The Rachel frown appeared often in her direction. We arrived in Shanghai at about 7pm and caught the subway to People's Square. We were excited to go up the steps to see what the city would look like by night and it didn't dissapoint. Lots of flashing neon signs and buildings towering over us all lit up. Finding the hostel was pretty easy with help from a very kind Chinese woman who obviously saw us looking a little lost. ...
A friend of mine asked her husband to waiting for us at the airport with a nice big van that could fit all of us and our luggage. What a luxury and what a great service he provided to us. He also took us to a great restaurant that specialized in Shanghainese dishes. This cuisine is famous for its light and savory sea foods as well as Dong Po pork. This pork was created by the famous poet - Su Dong Po who cooked the pork slowly so the meat melts in ...
... all night!
And the rest was a collage of drunken slurs and fuzzy pictures!
For me, the next day was a right off. Thank god for Rock and ...
... rest for part of this break. We don't have any major plans for the rest of break. We will probably go out another time or two, do our lesson planning for over a week from now and try to get some more rest.
That's all for now. I miss home terribly, it's very hard for me to imagine how I will make it through 9 more months of this. But, I'm determined to not give up!
Until next time.
Love to all!
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