Shanghai April 2013

I had an excellent trip to Shanghai last year and wrote about it in  http://www.phwl.org/postcard-from-shanghai/. I was fortunate enough to be invited back.

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I stayed in the Expert building, Zhangjiang Campus.

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This is the library.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

There were many highlights to this visit. Chen Shuai kindly accompanied me to visit the former residence of Soong Ching Ling, Sun Yat-sen’s wife (we also went to Sun Yat-sen’s former residence but that was not as interesting).

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Soong Ching Ling was someone I greatly admire, She had friends like Stalin, who gave her this car.

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This was one of her favourite books.

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Here is one of her poems.

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I also went to the China Pavilion at the World Expo Site.

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This was a very impressive giant moving display of village life.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

We went to little supermarkets,

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and a huge mall

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This time, I also had an opportunity to visit the main campus of Fudan University.

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At 30 storeys, this is the tallest university building in Asia. We went there for coffee.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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This is the canteen.

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Back to Sydney.

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5 thoughts on “Shanghai April 2013”

  1. Very nice photos indeed. Love Soong Ching Ling’s former residence, her car from Stalin, and view from the library!

    Must have been quite an enjoyable trip for you!

  2. Beautiful pictures. We went to Shanghai a few times, but never saw anything like this. You have a good eye for the camera.

  3. Went to Shangahai last October. You showed us places most people don’t get to see. Thanks Philip. Always enjoy your photos. Keep them coming.

  4. Loved the photos and thank you for sharing.

    We saw the huge moving picture of village life in HK when it was exhibited here.

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