China Day 9: Touring Shanghai

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

Liangan Hotel
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 400 • 1/750 sec at f/2.4

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

The Bund
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 400 • 1/500 sec at f/5.6

… Then view the famous and somewhat obscured Shanghai skyline on the Huang Pu River Cruise …

Huangpu Jiang River Cruise
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 400 • 1/160 sec at f/3.5
Huangpu Jiang River Cruise
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 100 • 1/290 sec at f/5.6
Huangpu Jiang River Cruise
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 100 • 1/270 sec at f/5.6

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

Yuyuan Garden
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 100 • 1/160 sec at f/3.2

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

Cheng Huang Miao Market
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 400 • 1/160 sec at f/3.5

Of course, shopping is always better with Starbucks!

Cheng Huang Miao Market Starbucks
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 400 • 1/30 sec at f/2.4

After foot massages at the Astor Hotel (an incredible experience!), we take in the Shanghai evening on our last night in China.

Liangan Hotel
Shanghai, China
Ricoh GR Digital 2 • ISO 400 • 0.5 sec at f/2.4

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