Shanghai, China ... seemed to be the fashion capital of Asia ... from my perspective

Shanghai Travel Blog

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The Oriental Tower and Rosy

"Can I actually be in Shanghai ... is this only a dream" ... the buildings here are so high and unfortunately I've arrived in Shanghai on a rainy/grey day ... I hope that tomorrow is sunny so I can really see the Shanghai I see in all the travel books or how it's televised on T.V.

Well, we arrived at our hotel and we had no bell-boy service ... I guess you can say ... we looked poor (hehe); boy, did he miss out on our tips ... when touring I tend not to bring 'high-fashionable-clothing' but if you want to 'fit-in' then when you come to Shanghai be prepared or be prepared to purchase clothing ... the clothing is very very nice but the sizing is certainly different ... in Canada a size 7/8 in Shanghai seems to equate with XXL and higher depending LOL .

It's wet outside so we are going to buy some 'hot' boots so we can look fashionable while in this fashion city of China!
.. My shoulders are wide in comparison to the petite, little, tiny women of Shanghai ... we Canadians do certainly 'stand-out', I don't know if that's a good thing ... LOL

I had the chance to experience the Meglav Train and ride the train at a speed of 431kms/hr ... my tummy felt weird after, I couldn't figure out why cause my mind felt as if we only traveled about 100kms/hr ... the developers of the train installed some windows that 'give' the impression that you're only traveling at a reasonable speed (known as decelerating windows) ... so you 'think' you're traveling slow but the tummy, it really knows ... I picked up a souvenir and then we were off to see the huge T.V. tower in Shanghai

Show much to see in so little time, hopefully tomorrow brings a day of relaxation and touring, UNFORTUNATELY NOT ... I have to give up the thought of relaxation if I'm to 'get into' (experience) all that I can see in Shanghai, China ... especially when I sometimes think, "will I have the opportunity to return?" ... though if I can I will certainly return!!

row-zzzzz says:
thank-you...it's been hard but I sure did miss TB and travelling ... can't wait to return to China!!!
Posted on: Nov 08, 2009
allychen says:
welcome back again^^
Posted on: Nov 07, 2009
row-zzzzz says:
Thanks Cynthia!!
Posted on: Jun 06, 2008
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The Oriental Tower and Rosy
The Oriental Tower and Rosy
Its wet outside so we are going t…
It's wet outside so we are going …
The bright orange colour of the fi…
The bright orange colour of the f…
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Shanghai shopping at night... her…
Fashion City Shanghai ... night li…
Fashion City Shanghai ... night l…
A view from our hotel
A view from our hotel
A view from our hotel
A view from our hotel
Streets of Shanghai ... a dreary/w…
Streets of Shanghai ... a dreary/…
Streets of Shanghai ... a dreary/w…
Streets of Shanghai ... a dreary/…
Fastest train ... what a trip ..…
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Fastest train ... what a trip ..…
Fastest train ... what a 'trip' .…
Wow ... we reached the highest spe…
Wow ... we reached the highest sp…
I gaze out the Maglev Train ... no…
I gaze out the Maglev Train ... n…
I arrived at the Shanghai Airport
I arrived at the Shanghai Airport
Time to get back on the Maglev Tra…
Time to get back on the Maglev Tr…
Night life in downtown Shanghai, C…
Night life in downtown Shanghai, …
Night life in downtown Shanghai, C…
Night life in downtown Shanghai, …
Shanghai Hotels & Accommodations review
建国宾馆_Jianguo Hotel Shanghai
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Shanghai
photo by: Chokk