Friday, July 19, 2013

The Bund in Shanghai

I think it was after seeing the film Skyfall that I decided it would be cool to see The Bund in Shanghai.

The view was spectacular (above) but it was a steamy 33C rather than cool and this view is actually of the buildings on the opposite side of the Huangpu River, namely Pudong.

It looks pretty good in the day time too, as you can see more buildings including one that looks a bit like that Eye of Sauron building in Mordor:
The Bund itself is a collection of colonial era buildings, part of the international settlement, that runs along the river. This is the view approaching it from a boat:
In the evening it was absolutely packed with what looked like locals, strolling down for a photo or heading back to the shops.


Baydog said...

You are well-traveled, JP.

JP said...

Thanks - its going to be a good summer for travel as have another trip coming up very shortly