We were back in Shanghai having just spent three days exploring and drinking copious amounts of tea in the beautiful city of Hangzhou. Our next few days would involve some shopping, a trip to the zoo, a visit to the French Concession and walks along the Bund.
We recently took our first trip to China where we spent our time in Shanghai and nearby Zhèjiāng. When we first toyed with the idea of going to China, we had in our minds a trip that would include Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hangzhou and we were keen to visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and the terracotta warriors. We were even considering a side trip to Tibet or Continue reading “6 Days in Shanghai”
On the fourth day of our trip to Shanghai we travelled out to Zhujiajiao, one of the eight ancient water towns in the region. Zhujiajiao is one of the closest of the water towns, situated an hour by bus from the city centre. Despite its relative closeness to China’s biggest city, Zhujiajiao makes you feel as though you’ve been transported to an entirely different time and place.