Category: An Odyssey in the Orient

Travel stories from our trip through South-East Asia in 2009 and 2010.

Shanghai’s secret ancient town

Frank offered to show us one of Shanghai’s hidden gems. Who could refuse an offer like that? So we jumped on the subway and made our way a short way across town. We exited the subway onto a broad commercial boulevard and the anywhere nature of our surrounds led me to question whether we had got off at the wrong stop, but just ten minutes down the road we found the Qibao Ancient Town.