Saturday, August 2, 2008

Shanghai McDonalds, China


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Originally uploaded by JoeDuck
Heading to Shanghai for business or as part of your Bejing Olympics China touring? Sky West Magazine has a nice printable file with a very quick Shanghai introduction:
http://delta-sky.com/ginc/sas/pdf/Sky08_Shanghai.pdf

Surprisingly to me, the big cities in China were very accessible and pretty easy to navigate after a day of orientation. This is especially true for Shanghai and Hong Kong, which front waterways and have huge buildings that give you a great orientation feature.

This picture was on Nanjing Road, one of Shanghai's popular shopping areas which intersects with the Bund on the river.

In Shanghai the "Bund" is the old district along the river, developed during British domination some 100 years ago. Across the water is the Pudong Area which is the hopping new business district, complete with several of the world's tallest buildings such as the Jin Mao Building, Pearl Tower, and World Financial Center.

1 comment:

WilliamRose said...

This is not a case of a store manager deciding to use meat a day or two after the expiration date to avoid supply chain problems. This is a meat packaging plant that put new expiration dates on packaging so it could ship out chicken that was 2 weeks past expiration and beef that was 6 months past expiration. There are also reports the plant hid expired meat during an audit and routinely blended 5% rotten meat with 95% new meat. (Source: NYT, 5 Detained in China Over Processing of Spoiled Meat; Epic Times, American Restaurants in China Supplied with Rotten Meat). Supplier should
write my thesis fast report on the products to prove they are fresh before served.