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Some of the waiters and bartenders can be quite entertaining. Also included are some guides and people we met while taking some of the tours. This is the first page of people pictures, of two.
|Daisy .. from Crooners .. making Bill a Hot Chocolate, his choice of beverage most often.
|We caught Leslie shopping!!
|Aha .. Leslie spies the photographer See Leslie's new necklace?
|Kathy all dressed up, just the way she likes it.
|Catalan, one of our favorite bartenders from Crooners.
|Umm .. well I needed to order a Martini to see Catalan shake it for me !!! (Kathy's words)
|Nancy & Joe .. we met them at Crooners. Nancy told us the easiest way to remember their names was to use "Nancy Drew" and "Joe Cool". It worked.
|Jenny and Tim, we met them at Crooners .. anyone starting to see a pattern yet ?
|Leslie is all dressed up .. and Yep she is wearing her new necklace, purchased on board the princess.
|You want pepper .. Barry ? Pictures from the main dinning room on the Sapphire Princess
|Bill and Kathy in the corner. In the Dinning room.
|Dave and Carol ..
|Jack and Betty
|Bill taking a picture of Dave taking a picture.
|We aren't sure what Butch is up to .. but Betty is really NOT sure
|Ferdinand pouring wine .. we gave him lots of practice for that.
We signed up via the Cruise Critic roll call for an interesting trip in Shanghai. A big thank you to Gail (Mapu) for organizing this it was absolutely fabulous. The details of the tour will be on the Shanghai Page ( when we get that posted tomorrow) These are photos of the Cruise Critic crowd and a few others who had booked the same tour.
|We met in the Internet Cafe on the Sapphire princess.. took a shuttle to Shanghai where Dvir met us and the first stop was the Peace Hotel where we gathered for some information.
|On the roof of the Peace Hotel .. there are Evelyn, Erika and Steve in the foreground
|More information from Dvir in the rooftop restaurant.
|Bill & Kathy beside a bell on the Peace Hotel rooftop
|Next we went to the Relocation Park ... in the Jewish Ghetto.
|In the Jewish Ghetto .. Gail is second from right in the front!!
|Kathy framed by apartments in the Ghetto.
|George is talking to Frances who was a great help along with Dvir on this trip.
|More of us eating an interesting Chinese grapefruit.
|We went to the Synagogue
|As soon as we got off the bus in old town we were surrounded by street venders
|Here we are in a Chinese pharmacy
|Crossing the 9 Zig Zag Bridge
|Marty is taking a picture of Evelyn & Erika
|Frances could make a Starbucks last a long time !!
|Serious business Evelyn & Erika shop for Pearls.
|And out secret weapon when shopping for pears was Dvir .. he made sure we got a good deal !!
|Frances .. it was her birthday but she said she was too old to tell how many !!!!!
|Dinner at the Crystal Jade in the French Commission .. George, Evelyn & Erika
|Food pictures - Frances ( who did our ordering ) Dvir & George.
|David and his wife .. he had organized the rest of those touring with us
|Some of us went to the roof for Coffee and the view of the Bund. It was enchanting.
|While waiting for the bus .. fireworks erupted over Pudong .. what a finish to a fantastic day.
|Our dinner companions at table #67
|Bill & Kathy at the Crooners bar.
|David and Leslie, one of the couples at our dinner table.
|Jack and Carol another couple at our dinner table.
|Jack & Betty .. he gets around
|David & Carol .. so does he
|Barry and Leslie, a couple from England who are also at our dinner table each evening.
|Butch is our waiter. He was a very entertaining and friendly dude.