Shanghai - ‘Whore of the Orient, Paris of the East’ September 14th 2006 …or so the guide book claims!
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!
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Asia » China » Shanghai 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
So.... After a couple of years of planning, which started almost as soon as we set foot back home from our previous travels, we've booked our first flight to Berlin, from there we're heading east.... When are we coming back? When we're broke or fed-up of life on the road, whichever comes first.
In these years we've added a couple of new members to the team, Nate and Gabe, our two beautiful sons. They'll be traveling with us, so these travels are going to be unlike any of our others.
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