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Jun 13, 2006 - Back to Shanghai and train to Beijing

After their 3 day trip to Suzhou and Hangshou, it was back to Shanghai for some last minute tourist sights and more shopping. A visit to the beautiful gardens in China town and the Buddhist temple in the south of the city. After a short rest at the hotel, it was time to get their best bartering boots on and head to Shanghai's night market for some serious shopping. Now this is no place for the faint hearted and expert tactics are needed to get the best price. The guide book advises travellers to try to bargain for about 20-30% of the...

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Mar 16, 2005 - Shanghai Circus

Hi Guys, Arrived in bright & bustling Shanghai today via commuter train from Suzhou, and it's a very cool and exciting city. Despite the weather (heavy rain), I've had a chance to get the lay of the land, and I can tell my next couple of days will be filled with fun shopping! Hello Kitty is everywhere. And I've found all kinds of new candy & teas to bring home. I now actually have a bit of a bronchial/cold sickness, which I hear is common in China b/c of the pollution & cig smoke, but I am resting and have medicine. Plus, we have 1 doctor &...

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