The first 24 hours in China have been good. Our 14.5 hour direct flight went well, although neither of us got more than about 1 hour of sleep on the plane. It’s likely because we landed shortly after midnight in our (previous) home time zone, and we’re both night owls. Immigration went well, and much to my surprise, our bags were not inspected in customs. This was quite a relief, as I didn’t have to explain the hard drives filled with movies and TV shows that were likely against their censorship policies, not to mention their copyright policies (oh, wait).
We landed in Shanghai, but our new home is in Wuxi, about a 3 hour car drive away. Depending upon the definition of “largest city“, Shanghai qualifies as #1 with it’s 24 MILLION people, which is three times bigger than USA’s largest city, New York. I thought it would be good to show my daughter the world famous Shanghai skyline before continuing on to Wuxi.
We are already famous (infamous)
We strolled along the famous “Bund” area in Shanghai, taking photos and doing a little people watching. At one point, Continue Reading →