Monday, November 14, 2011

Landed in Shanghai

After a very long, but rather pleasant flight, I have landed in Shanghai.  A team of hotel maids are now swarming over my room preparing it for bedtime, while I sit here blogging in this elegant room, decked out in plush carpeting, fine wooden furniture, and marbled bathroom.  The St. Regis is one very fine hotel, perhaps the nicest I have ever stayed in.

It is now 4am at home, but it's already 5pm on Monday night.  I've been up for something like 24 hours, but I need to force myself to stay awake for another 4-5 hours so that when I crash into bed this evening, I will be mostly adjusted.

I'm excited... this is my first time in mainland China.  Who knows what the next few days will hold?  I do personally hope that I will be able to live up to Luke's challenge to eat as many strange creatures as I can while I'm here!


Matt and Deachi said...

How fun!! Enjoy!

sandih1024 said...

I hope you remember your very uncomfortable adventure in eating the last time you were in the Orient. Pepto Bismol can only do so much!!! Have a great time. Remember jade in any color is always nice!!!

Dad said...

Your room looks nice. It also looks like you are very high like you were in the Helmsley in NY. I can't say anything about the view turns me on though. Have fun!

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