Shanghai Sightseeing III: Streets, Markets, Gardens
And here’s a collection of other areas we visited in Shanghai.
br_041023_333: One of the many often-mentioned Art Deco buildings scattered between Old Town and Hungpu districts. And one of the nicer ones. I must admit that this cold grey kind of implementing Art Deco did not touch my soul. Days later I was explained and shown that Art Deco could also materialize itself in modern glass buildings and does have the capability to look nice. Continue reading Sightseeing III: Streets, Markets, Gardens
This page is dedicated to the areas of Shanghai, which belong to the series “See them before they cease to exist.” These tiny, dirty, smelly streets of Shanghai’s Old Town are in danger of having to give way to future construction projects with most likely modern glass palasts rising higher and higher in the smoggy air. Continue reading Sightseeing II: …before they cease to exist
So far, every weekend we became just normal tourists and wandered around in Shanghai’s hot spots. And I guess, these are those picture you waited impatiently for. So here we go… Continue reading Sightseeing I: Bund / Skyline
Yesterday night, a Saturday, we tried the first time to take part in Shanghai’s night life, Britta, Thomas, and myself. We chose Maoming Nanlu (茂名南路) for this first test. “This street has become a night-time magnet” according to Lonely Planet. At least the taxi driver knew the road right away, which made navigation a lot easier. The road is very long, but the pubs and clubs are located at there southern end (“nanlu” = southern [nan] part of the street [lu]). Continue reading First Insights in Shanghai’s Night Life