Tag: Shanghai

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In Shanghai Airport

I am already in Shanghai airport. The security somehow let me in, though I was very tipsy. I was barely standing on my feet. They are probably going to measure the temperature again in the air plane. I haven’t slept all night and I am starting to get a hangover now. I took Maglev, the …

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Last hours in China

Here I am counting last hours to the flight. Just 16 hours left! I have barely 200 RMB in my wallet. I hope that will be enough for my entertainment today, i.e. for beer. Not sure if I will have to take a taxi to the hostel. I will get back 100 RMB from hostel …

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“Hunting” at night

All day was raining. Hence, I had to stay in the hostel and most of the time I spent next to computer. I have managed to run out to buy a polarised filter for my photo camera. Didn’t feel like going out anywhere as I have a headache and runny nose. Also, having stomach problems …

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Haircut in Shanghai

I’ve made my mind to get a haircut in Shanghai. First I have asked how much it is going to cost. Only 40 RMB. There was 4 men and 4 women next to entrance dressed in uniforms like sailors. All white! They put me into chair and one of the woman started washing my head with …

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More about Shanghai

8 am and I am already up. It seems I have adapted to the time difference very quickly. The girls that I met in the hostel are the primary school teachers from Ireland. They are travelling like that almost for a year. I think for me a month is going to be too much! Shanghai …

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Update from Shanghai

Don’t even ask about my day! First, when we landed there was a checkup for a bird flu (SARS). These people came in bio-hazard costumes measuring everyone’s temperature. I felt like in some movie. Not in a good way. Here I am waiting in a Blue mountain hostel until a bed will free up. Silly me assumed …