Friday, 30 November 2012


In the dock at Shanghai at 0600 hrs awaiting our trip,had a light breakfast in our cabin,tea,yoghourt and a croissant.A little cooler today although the son was on the rise
0700 hrs  for our coach ,first stop was the Jin Mao tower at 88 stories this stunning skyscraper is
1,380 ft tall.I was in the lift seconds next minute I was photographing the vistas of Shanghai.
Next up the Shanghai museum produced Citrine wagtail,Tree Sparrow and Chinese Blackbird.
At the museum Ming dynasty vases were just a few of the artifacts on show.
After lunch the Jade Buddha temple showed off it's Buddhist attributes.

In this busy metropolis sanctuary for monks and worshippers.
Next up we headed to Old Town home of the Yu Gardens established in 1559,this restored area
held classic pagodas and Tea Houses.
Tonight we will pass the Shanghai river traffic head out to sea on an easterly course across the
East China Sea towards Japan we may see brightly lit fishing boats,squid jiggers which use lights
to attract squid to their lines

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