2007 – Shanghai; the consumerism and an amazing museum

2007 – Shanghai; the consumerism and an amazing museum

Posted by on Jun 22, 2007 in China, Shanghai | No Comments

It’s really hard to believe we’re in a communist country, or even a socialist country. Shanghai is the most commercial consumer city we’ve ever visited in any country. The reports of congestion and pollution are all true. It’s hot, really hot and humid. Within five minutes of walking out of the air-conditioned hotel we’d be […]

2007 – Beijing; the Forbidden City and the Great Wall

2007 – Beijing; the Forbidden City and the Great Wall

Posted by on Jun 18, 2007 in Beijing, China | No Comments

All we heard about was the traffic jams, the crowded millions of people and the pollution. We were expecting a chaotic city on par with Bangkok. Au contraire!!! The city is modern and impeccably clean. They clean the dead leaves from the trees! The airport is bright, new, orderly and very friendly. They even have […]