Shanghai World Expo 2010 1st Visit June 9th 2010 On Thursday, June 3rd, we went to the Shanghai World Expo for the first time. I don't recall seeing anywhere exactly how much area it covers, but it is big! There are 5 main areas, and we chose to start in area C, which has the Americas, Africa and Europe. After purchasing our tickets and getting through security, we just wandered a little to get an idea of what was around where we were. Neither o ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai » Pudong 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
My family currently lives in a small rural town in North Carolina, USA. In May 09, our 9yo daughter and I first traveled to China with my husband for his work . We returned home and traveled to Alaska for 3 weeks to visit my sister and her husband. In Sept 09, we returned to China for our second trip, and will be returning again.
Many people have asked me to share about our journeys, so I plan to do that here.
Update: It is now June 2011 and we are back in China for the 7th trip. We have learned so much in our time here...we are retruning to many places we have been before as well as contin... full info