My blog posts are so behind when it comes to my holiday and China posts - not to worry though, these are almost the last of them!
I actually went to the World Expo in Shanghai for 2 days - the first day was during the afternoon/evening just to basically have a look around and see which pavilions we wanted to go to etc, and the next day was a full day. I braced myself due to hearing the horror stories about the crowds and it was all true - China crowds are horrific and was even more magnified at World Expo.
The big tin shed
I didn't have my Aussie passport with me, so attempted to get through without lining up with my driver's license - the security gave me the third degree and thought it was a fake license as apparently 'lots of people have tried to get through with fake ID' and gave me a lecture on whether I knew if my license was fake, he could confiscate it.
I totally didn't expect that, so I was quite flustered and he asked me questions like 'Where did you go to high school' and then said I looked nervous and accused me of lying! Crazy. He still ended up letting me through though, don't know why though if he thought I was lying - guess he ended up losing a bit of his Aussie spirit in China!
Anyway, I managed to get a few pics even though we were being pushed through like sardines:
Pretty abstract looking coral and fish
I thought this was quite cute, tells the story of Captain Cook etc through cartoony characters
We were then ushered into a circle arena where they had a show:
And then back out to the shop and dining. They also had a live band playing up the top
Check out the abalone burger!