We are so excited! Brynne arrived today!
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Brynne apparently brought the sun with her. Went to the Shanghai Zoo today. We made a beeline for the giant pandas, in order to catch them awake:
Hard to get photos through the glass; let's try a video:
The pandas had large new housing.
Our next exhibit was the Bailing Pet World. It is hard for us to imagine, that a zoo would display valuable purebred dogs...
They had the newer housing:
We didn't realize we had left Pet World, because it was still a dog:
A Coypa Rat:
This bird was labeled a Grackle...
The Chimpanzee Family:
Without the sign, you wouldn't think to use this door:
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Had a real Chinese lunch at Yuyuan Bazaar at the Nanxiang Restaurant, home of the famous steamed dumplings, as seen in the wooden steamer:
Here is the view of the Huxingting Teahouse from the restaurant:
Throwing coins at the downspout-like thing?
Friday, June 24, 2011
Another sunny day! Off to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower:
So you need to photomerge for this shot:
Al Gore was here:
A parade of barges headed up Suzhou Creek: