Motel 168 (Shanghai Hutai Road)
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... prospered through clothing and rice businesses.
Today, old historical buildings such as rice shops, banks, spice stores and even a Qing dynasty post office can still be found.The village prospered through clothing and rice businesses.
Zhujiajiao has many sites of historic interest, such as Fangsheng Bridge, Kezhi Garden and the Yuanjin Buddhist Temple.
Right now I am enjoying my first couple of days in Shanghai, before my classes start. With the exception of the
14 hour plane ride, getting mixed up in the train system, and getting lost
trying to find the hotel the first day, everything has been running well. Tyler
and I were staying at a hotel in the middle of Shanghai until the dorms opened
up. The first day we went to campus and looked around, and then down to the
9.30 am: The sky was hazy. Rain has stopped. People have started their computer-slavery. Roads were still busy. I was hungry. I walked in the cold.
10.20 am: Reached The Bund for the first time in my life. (oh wow now I make it seem like a big deal :P) I was very much disappointed that I could not view the World Financial Centre. My plan was to go up to its 100th floor. I saw on Youtube that the ...
... housing which is a specific type of architecture from back in the day. What used to be alley ways full of houses has now been turned into posh cafes, restaurants and lounges. We decided to splurge and get a really good dinner. We were glad we did because it was delicious!
Our last day of sightseeing we spent over at People's Square and went to the Urban Planning and Exhibition Hall. Ryan described it best as "Andrea's prison and my sanctuary" ...
... also do it is shopping centres, on the train ETC ETC ETC!! The spitting is gross but I can just about put up with this at a push. What I CANNOT be doing with is the clearing of the nostrils in public. Not a handkerchief amongst them, instead they put their fingers on their noses and blow the snot onto their fingers and then proceed to fling it here, there and everywhere. ...