Today the tour moves to Shanghai. Shanghai is about an hour drive by bus from Suzhou. Shanghai is the most populated city in China, with a population of 17 million people. Upon arrival we visited the Shanghai Museum of Art & History. It is ranked among the great museums of the world. Since Shanghai is the end of the organize portion of the tour, the dinner was the farewell dinner. After dinner, some of us went for a drive along the Bund, then under the Huangpu River to the other side of the river. To take photos of the TV (or Pearl) Tower, before going to our hotel.
Link: (Model of Shanghai_cut and paste into the address bar) http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/7184/598/1600/citymodel.jpg
Hi Family & Friends,
This is new for me. I’m about to set off on my first trip out of the United States with a group of neighbors and friends. I feel a little like Alice in the looking glass. It starts with the feeling of angst and “ oh my stars, what am I doing”. But I feel you get to a point in life where you just know it’s the right thing to do. As the saying goes, “Life is short”. Plus, this is a great way to get a world education. Because there's lot of information on the net about China and Hong Kong, instead of getting it wrong, I'll add links that I think will add to t... full info