Relax weekend in Nanjing

Nanjing greets us with a beautiful sea of morning fog below us (or air pollution but only hardcore rationalists would ponder over the difference). From our room on 69 floor, we have a view on the lake and the hills in which the Sun Yatsen memorial lies.

Nanjing is so close to Shanghai but we never managed to visit. Until last weekend. Patrick gave us a nudge. Well, Nanjing is indeed worth a visit.

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Sailing in Dalian

We are stuck at parking position at Pudong Airport. Airplane doors cannot be opened, because the Air Condition is broke. Logic? That’s China!

We are on our way back from Dalian (a mid size town of 6mio and one of the big ports in China. PE Robert had invited us to the RC Dalian Charter (actually, I invited us to a day of sailing, the Charter came with it). Continue reading “Sailing in Dalian”

Huangpu River Cruise

Lazy weekend again. Yesterday, we had the most fantastic – no, THE best steak at Mortons in the IFC. 550g New York Strip for Michi and 650g Porterhouse Steak for me. What an experience (also the bill ;-)).

Today, we picked up Michis tailor made jeans and took a stroll along the Bund. I the spurr of the moment, we bought two tickets for the Shanghai River Cruise.

The ship took us 25 minutes downriver past the Cruise Terminal and then back. Unfortunately, we were hit by heavy winds and rain 5min after departure. But, we had paid for the VIP sun deck and we were not going to give it up… Continue reading “Huangpu River Cruise”