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Sunday morning at People’s Square Garden

• February 8, 2015 • Comments (0)
Sunday morning at People's Square Garden

Sleepless in Shanghai. But if it hadn’t been for that I would have missed the experience of this morning’s walk in People’s Square Garden. Tai chi and other forms of exercise, the umbrellas from the Marriage Market left unguarded on the ground (this is where grannies meet and try to find a match for their […]

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Behind the Great Firewall

• February 7, 2015 • Comments (0)

It’s my first time in China and so far I’m a bit too jetlagged to enjoy it, though Shanghai seems like an interesting city. But not being able to do the everyday things like checking my Gmail account and Facebook is really annoying. I didn’t think it would be such a hindrance but it is. […]

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On top of the world

• February 7, 2015 • Comments (0)
On top of the world

If there ever was a selfie moment, this is probably it. The Shanghai World Financial Center building, which looks like a shopping bag with a handle, has the world’s highest observatory. At 474 meters above ground the view is pretty spectacular even on a day like this. I can only imagine what it would look like […]

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