Second day in Shanghai

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7.30 and morning exercise with long knifes!!

This morning we were really early birds - we had a quick breakfast at the hotel and then left for a walk. Our hotel was very close to the Bund - about 500 meters nothing more.

We were happy to meet some almost empty streets.  The few cars on the streets were still useing their horns all the time - it is an amazing noise. On the Bund there was display of mostly elderly doing tai chi or swinging swords for excercise. This was also the first time we really saw the skyline of the Pudong - and coming from little Denmark it was awesome. In the morning there was a mist lying like a grey carpet but we were still enjoying the view.

After walking The Bund we turned into the neighbouring area and we were met by the salesforce of China.

Is this all that a bike can carry - I am disapointed.
It was hard not to just jump into buying everything that they offer, but it is always a good idea to wait. The best thing is that you never feel any pressure to buy from the salespeople and if you like to haggle (and I do) then it is very funny. "What is your best best best price - no jokie price, look - look - very good" How ever you are doing it, alway have a smile and a happy face.

This day Kaija bought so much stuff and I was looking like a pack donkey. A this day the packing for our trip home was very far away. I was really enjoying coming back to China and for Kaija this was a totally new experience with the smell, the noise and all these people everywhere. We walked a lot this day - always something new on every corner - the kilometers just flew. When we came back to the hotel - we looked at the map over the city - we had just walked in a very small corne of this big city.

At the hotel we decided to be nice to ourselves, so we booked 45 minutes of foot massage - for me I was the best ever - my god this girl had magic hands. The was the closest I had been to heaven that day. 

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7.30 and morning exercise with lon…
7.30 and morning exercise with lo…
Is this all that a bike can carry …
Is this all that a bike can carry…
Pudong in the mist.
Pudong in the mist.
Pudong in the early morning
Pudong in the early morning
The Bund at 7.30 am on a saturday
The Bund at 7.30 am on a saturday
A morning discussion on THE Bund
A morning discussion on THE Bund
Springtime is near
Springtime is near
Spring time is near and the flower…
Spring time is near and the flowe…
A clothing street in the early mor…
A clothing street in the early mo…
Police on every corner.
Police on every corner.
Look at the wiring!!
Look at the wiring!!
The light is red and the starting …
The light is red and the starting…
I think that there could be space …
I think that there could be space…
First day - where are we a where a…
First day - where are we a where …
A police man or traffic gaurd on e…
A police man or traffic gaurd on …
Momument on the far corner of The …
Momument on the far corner of The…
The impressive view from The Bund …
The impressive view from The Bund…
For me this was just impressive.
For me this was just impressive.
What a view!!
What a view!!
The Bund early saturday morning
The Bund early saturday morning
It is almost 8.30 am and the crowe…
It is almost 8.30 am and the crow…
Street just next to our hotel and …
Street just next to our hotel and…
A cold wind was hitting us from th…
A cold wind was hitting us from t…
Half way down The Bund
Half way down The Bund
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Traffic in Shanghai is amazing - …
Just look at the wiring - it is un…
Just look at the wiring - it is u…
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