Super 8(Shanghai Maple North Bund)
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... we were in front of the Shanghai Ritz Carlton - now we knew we were definitely out of our league!!!!!! The theatre was here, so, as we walked in, we knew we were in for a treat!
Our seats were just nine rows from the front and we sat down just in time for the show to begin. The first act were some girls (no one was very old in this show!!) on unicycles. As well as riding around, there were some juggling tricks and some of them even rode ...
And now day 2..
Up at 5:45am..on the bus by 6:45, 1 hr to high speed train then 300kph to Hangzhou..35 minutes..there we visited the West Lake, Chinese lunch then the Lingyin Temple then bus, train, bus back to the Queen by 8:15 pm, quick change, dinner then crash...whew..
I don't think the Admiral has much interest in going back to Mainland China for awhile..LOL ...
... s not the point :oP) It was a great day
for feeling loved, I have some students coming to the office to give me things,
some finding me in the corridor and some giving me things at the start of their
lesson – better than a birthday!
In terms of lessons, it was the first day of my doing a
‘real’ lesson plan, last week was just getting to know the students and trying
to gauge their level.
We have 4 ...
... 12 signs of the Zodiac and the emblems of the world’s 8 great banking centres.
However, I was lucky in finding the famous art-deco Fairmont Peace Hotel newly opened after a major refurbishment. It was a stunning restoration of a hotel where the rich and famous used to gather in the 20’s and 30’s: Hemingway, Maugham, the Scott Fitzgeralds, Hollywood movie stars, etc. etc. All ...
... to Shanghai. I don't quite know if I can identify what it was, but I instantly fell in love with the far eastern hemisphere. What a different world it was. Facial structures, attires, the noise, the smell! The Smell! Everything smelled like Chinese food! Shouldn't be surprised, but it was an experience.
Got to the Hostel, about 11:40 pm ish...and so everything began.