Well, as promised, more photographs of Shanghai. Karen managed to provide some nice ones, having taken the shuttle-bus from the ship into town, she, Hazel and 2 of our President’s week entourage, Gerald Bernhoft (Director Mariners Society) and Pamela Baade, (Manager Corporate Giving), jumped on the hop-on/hop-off bus ($8 for a 2-day pass) and took advantage of the numerous stops. So, once again, a montage of photos of various places. First of all, the area around Nanjing Road, one of the main shopping areas.
Now some night shots, taken by moi during a jaunt ashore for dinner.
Finally, a rooftop video, taken from the veranda of the restaurant where we ate. Cold and windy, I didn’t stay long.
We depart Shanghai at the uncivilised hour of 2:30 a.m. tonight, (tomorrow morning to be precise). Another 9-hour period on the Bridge.
Again, tidal conditions dictate when we can move off the berth. The river is too shallow to turn through 180° off our berth and we have to run ½-a-mile or so astern to a turning area. Before we can do that, we have to find a space to do it; a large enough gap in the abundance of river traffic to make a run for it. Our destination is Hong Kong, where we expect to arrive on the 2nd March.