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Maglev Train Station  

Maglev Train Station

Shanghai - ‘Whore of the Orient, Paris of the East’

September 14th 2006
…or so the guide book claims! Day 1. So here we are, China. After an eleven hour flight (short because of a strong tailwind apparently) we arrived in Shanghai on Wednesday morning. First things first, we need to get from the airport into the city, find a hotel and stash our stuff so we can get exploring. Luckily for us, the fastest train on earth does just that… or not! The Maglev ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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