Chaos. Traffic, Construction. Heat. Really, really bad drivers. Financial transformation. New York with a lot more Chinese Restaurants. Western. Some of my quick reactions to Shanghai in our 2.5 days here. Home to over 13 million people, it is hard to describe the sense of change and transformation that is happening. One of our guides mentioned [...]
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July 21st, 2009 · No Comments · 2009 china solar eclipse, travel
July 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments · 2009 china solar eclipse
I am sure no-one is particularly interested in the trip details from Washington DC to Shanghai, assuming anyone is interested in what I am writing at all, so will keep this short. We were up by 4am to leave by 5am to pick up my younger daughter, Tamar, at 5:30am, to get to Dulles [...]
July 12th, 2009 · No Comments · travel
On Monday, July 13th at 8am, my wife Ellen and my two daughters, Miriam and Tamar, and I are getting on a plane at Dulles Airport. Approximately 18 hours later, we land in Shanghai, China at 1:55pm, July 14th. Eight days later we hope to see the longest total solar eclipse in this century, slightly [...]