China Day 9: Touring Shanghai

Sunrise on Day 9 reveals Shanghai as a complex combination of modern high-rise apartments buildings and older neighborhoods.

View from the Liangan Hotel
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On a dark and dreary morning we start with a walk along the Shanghai Bund and stop for a group photo …

Group photo on The Bund
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… Then view the famous and somewhat obscured Shanghai skyline on the Huang Pu River Cruise …

Huangpu Jiang River Cruise
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Huangpu Jiang River Cruise
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Huangpu Jiang River Cruise
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After a tour and lunch at the Hua Ling Silk Exhibition Hall, we visit the Yuyuan Garden …

Yuyuan Garden
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… And then brave the throng shopping at Cheng Huang Miao Market.

Cheng Huang Miao Market
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Of course, shopping is always better with Starbucks!

With Donna and Mickey at the Cheng Huang Miao Market Starbucks
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After foot massages at the Astor Hotel (an incredible experience!), we take in the Shanghai evening on our last night in China.

Shanghai at Night from the Liangan Hotel
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