Monday, May 16, 2011

changing pace

















The last entry of pictures pretty accurately depicted my first few weeks in Shanghai; lots of eating and non-stop clubbing. I was this close to naming that entry "Comfortable." Because believe it or not, you can easily fall into a mundane routine of going out to the same variety of clubs with the same group of people every weekend. There's nothing wrong with that, but I didn't come here to just go clubbing. So in the last two weeks, I slowed things down a bit. Took the clubs in meager rations, and made more of an effort to explore the city. Thankfully, I was able to make a new friend, just in the knick of time, and have a lover who shares the same sentiments as well. We took the time to really hang out and get to know each other. I found new parts of Shanghai that I would have never seen on my own.

I don't miss the clubbing and since I only have a few weeks left in Shanghai, my goal is to tune it out altogether because I don't think there's any thing to 'miss out' on. It's the same shit every weekend (drink, second-hand smoke, elbow through crowds, take lots of pictures, rinse & repeat), just different venue. 


3 comments:

Ms. Givens said...

Amazing photos!

jesscalifornia! said...

OMG, which hotel did you stay at to get so close to the I♥SH sign?? or were you on the tourist boats? hehhee, I have the same maxi dress as you, it's sooo compfy.

Tu-Anh said...

@jessicalifornia: I was at Glamour Bar on the bund. =)

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