Wednesday, June 29, 2011

"Civilisation at last" Angela_louise's photos around Shanghai, China (bonsai trees pictures)

Preview of Angela_louise’s blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Shanghai, China Entry Title: “Civilisation at last” Entry: “We arrived in Shanghai at about 11am and checked into our hostel. We had a shower for the first time in 3 days (no showers in Huangshan) and then took the metro to Nanjing Road, the famous shopping street. There were people and shops everywhere. David was feeling extra hungry after finally recovering from food poisoning, so we went to an ice cream shop and indulged. We continued down the street marvelling at all the boutiques until we reached the Bund. This is a promenade along the river. By this time it was dark so we saw the famous Shanghai skyline all lit up with TV screens and neon lights. There were even boats with TV screens on them floating past. It looked very futuristic, especially with all the lights reflected in the river. We walked the length of the Bund with a full moon shining above us and then turned back. We had Italian for dinner but they put peas on my pizza (disaster!). We walked back down Nanjing road to see all the neons and then went to bed. The next day shall henceforth officially be known as David Day. Everything we did was for David. We had a free breakfast at the hostel which included delicious steamed bbq pork buns (I had 4!) and cereal with milk! The Chinese don’t use milk much so we had not had
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