the Administrator's Garden I ran across this street scene (left)
showing the bird cages hanging on the side of one's house. Birds
are the favored pet in China due to the limited space available
in apartments and homes, and the cost of feeding larger pets like
cats and dogs. The Chinese are very affectionate toward their birds.
Many of the older Chinese take their birds to parks each day where
they meet others who have also brought their birds. There they sit
and listen to the birds sing as they talk.
trip back to Shanghai would be by bus and approximately two hours.
That gave us a chance to do two important things. First to see some
of the countryside which is always interesting, and second, to take
a little nap. You know how car rides make you tired when you're
not driving don't you?
was our last night in Shanghai and we had to prepare to leave for
Wuhan and the Yangtze River cruise the next afternoon. Continue
to the next page to see some pictures from the beautiful Shanghai
Museum and of our trip to Wuhan ...