Category Archives: Shanghai

1. Shanghai to Xian by train

Our first trip on a “Fast Train”. Traveling at 300klm an hour, they soon eat up the miles. The train makes a number of stops along the way but on leaving the station, it does not take long for the … Continue reading

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5. The Bund Shanghai

The Bund in Shanghai is an area that stretches one mile along the bank of the Huangpu River. It has fantastic views of the city skyscrapers and towers on the opposite bank. The river itself is busy with cargo boats … Continue reading

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4. Wunning Street Shanghai

Thought you might like a quick look around Wunning Street, Caoyang area of Shanghai. We stopped at The City International Hostel for seven nights. The first three Mrs Wombat was pretty crook with a virus on the chest and was … Continue reading

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3. Shanghai. The Peoples Square. The Old Town and Hostel

Still recovering from a virus that had started in Kuala Lumpur we realized that if we just spent our time around the hostel we would not get to see Shanghai. So today we ventured out to downtown Shanghai by the … Continue reading

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2. The Maglev train

Have you heard of a Maglev Train? Well it means Magnetic Levitation and it means FAST !!!!! Shanghai has one that runs out to the airport, thirty klms in under 8 mins stop / go / stop at a speed … Continue reading

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1. Hong Kong – Shanghai by train

Hong Kong to Shanghai by train. The train leaves Hong Kong at 3.15pm and arrives Shanghai at 10.30am the next morning. We were lucky when we booked a four berth cabin that the train was lightly booked and we had … Continue reading

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Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the most populated cities in China. It has a permanent resident population of 23,019,200, of which 12.21 million live in the urban areas. We found it to be NOISY beyond belief. If you lived here permanently … Continue reading

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