Shanghaithere
Adan Gonzalez
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College student traveling through Shanghai documenting thoughts and sights with zaplife and wordpress.

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last hostel I stayed in 
December 18, 2011
nice graffiti and interesting statues.
  • last night with CIEE stragglers  -- we went to wagas and had cafe food, good way to ease back into american food  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    last night with CIEE stragglers -- we went to wagas and had cafe food, good way to ease back into american food
  • on the way back to hostel, I saw the last of the strange night lights I will see before being on a plane  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    on the way back to hostel, I saw the last of the strange night lights I will see before being on a plane
  • these awesome buildings always looming, and me always going  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    these awesome buildings always looming, and me always going
  • shopping street where I bought a faulty ipod cable -- it works but charges slowly  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    shopping street where I bought a faulty ipod cable -- it works but charges slowly
  • warning here in the hostel  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    warning here in the hostel
  • the upstairs above the bar  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    the upstairs above the bar
  • hmm  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    hmm
  • statues... double hmm.  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    statues... double hmm.
  • blue graffiti  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    blue graffiti
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Foods I ate all the time. 
December 18, 2011
I ate these on a regular basis to fill my heart and soul with China and grease.
 
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eggplant and noodles  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
eggplant and noodles
 
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power pork dumplings  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
power pork dumplings
 
pepsi -- sideways for some reason, they wouldn't let me drink it unless gravity shifted  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
pepsi -- sideways for some reason, they wouldn't let me drink it unless gravity shifted
 
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unrelated but this was the subway station near my school, always came here to start grand adventures  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
unrelated but this was the subway station near my school, always came here to start grand adventures
eating like kings. 
December 18, 2011
we had all you-can-eat-and-drink buffets the last three nights we were here. this is the last night shown here. :)
  • walking there  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    walking there
  • walking there backwards -- in the middle of the back gate road  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    walking there backwards -- in the middle of the back gate road
  • we were cooked in front of  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    we were cooked in front of
  • he had fast hands  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    he had fast hands
  • incredible lamb -- 2nd only to what we had in xin jiang  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    incredible lamb -- 2nd only to what we had in xin jiang
  • seafood -- delicious  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    seafood -- delicious
  • other end of the table  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    other end of the table
  • alan  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    alan
  • miguel, my beijing buddy and me  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    miguel, my beijing buddy and me
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lu xun park 
December 18, 2011
on the last park venture, though there was no wine or picnic baskets, we learned a lot about Lu Xun when we visited a museum dedicated to his life and how his writing influenced life in China.
  • We arrived not drunk or early at 1 pm  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    We arrived not drunk or early at 1 pm
  • This van fit 12 of us  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    This van fit 12 of us
  • "truly epicurean roadmap - a gourmand's creed - serendipitous food - relax circumstance - somehow enjoyful" speaks for itself.
  • green bubble tea  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    green bubble tea
  • boat races when it's warmer  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    boat races when it's warmer
  • grown men flying kites  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    grown men flying kites
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Er Hu Class 
December 18, 2011
These are the people I learned to play Er Hu with.
  • Alex the giant  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Alex the giant
  • johnny priest  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    johnny priest
  • lin  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    lin
  • our trash talking teacher  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    our trash talking teacher
  • yours truly  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    yours truly
  • Alex always made this face  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Alex always made this face
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Sam's Club 
December 3, 2011
We went to Sam's and ate cake.
  • Shivan  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Shivan
  • Our signature  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Our signature
  • what  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    what
  • cake tasting  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    cake tasting
  • we sat down and looked at cakes that looked like this  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    we sat down and looked at cakes that looked like this
  • and this  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    and this
  • they had many animals  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    they had many animals
  • salmon :) made me want to see home  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    salmon :) made me want to see home
  • AJ likes clams  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    AJ likes clams
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Picnic in the perk 
November 12, 2011
Good day with wine, bread, and song in the perk.
  • "Wait, do I talk like that"
  • Fuxing Park  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Fuxing Park
  • Balloons  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Balloons
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  • Occupy Fuxing Park  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Occupy Fuxing Park
  • Karl Marx and Colonel Sanders  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Karl Marx and Colonel Sanders
  • Blanket  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Blanket
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Hangzhou 
November 12, 2011
More time was spent on the bus due to traffic, but the West Lake at sunset and Impressions show with people walking on water made it worth it :)
  • Wife Satisfaction is important when buying anything that makes fire  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Wife Satisfaction is important when buying anything that makes fire
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  • Willow  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Willow
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  • People I know  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    People I know
  • They didn't know we could go upstairs  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    They didn't know we could go upstairs
  • Flash wasn't working but this is proof I was here  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Flash wasn't working but this is proof I was here
  • Island  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Island
  • Crazy awesome sunset on the cold lake  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Crazy awesome sunset on the cold lake
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  • Mountains  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Mountains
  • Claire and Jennifer  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Claire and Jennifer
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IKEA 
November 7, 2011
2nd field trip of Business Chinese -- we go to IKEA and marvel at their technology and subliminal messages
  • "this place is bigger than our school." - AJ
  • "what the hell are we taking this picture for." - me
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  • comforting  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    comforting
  • SLAMM  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    SLAMM
  • Please don't use this display toilet.  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Please don't use this display toilet.
  • the child in the picture has a shirt that says bears and there are bears fighting in the next picture  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    the child in the picture has a shirt that says bears and there are bears fighting in the next picture
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Signs and Decoration 
October 30, 2011
Some of the more interesting signs I've seen thus far.
  • Do not take the pet, Take care your children  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Do not take the pet, Take care your children
  • don't playing  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    don't playing
  • see the last english sentence  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    see the last english sentence
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  • NO climb. None.  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    NO climb. None.
  • the uncivilized one is crazy  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    the uncivilized one is crazy
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  • Open Umbrellas hanging from lobby roof in a hotel - this is pretty cool actually  Samsung Pl200/vluu Pl200
    Open Umbrellas hanging from lobby roof in a hotel - this is pretty cool actually
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