Shanghai Highlights February 16th 2011 We only got home yesterday, but already Shanghai seems like a distant memory.
Although I've been to Shanghai four or five times now, this is the first time we did proper tourist things, including:
Visiting the Oriental Pearl Tower, and eating in the revolving restaurant. The food was amazing, Chinese and Western and such a great selection. The centre of the room didn't revolve, and that's w ... read more
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