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Mr. Shude made us discover a new restaurant ---
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--- and after that, off to the Kite Museum ---

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--- after the museum, we went to a place full of tourists to buy kites and all sorts of souvenirs --- We were the only tourists that day !


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  --- a stroll in the park facing the Government Building --- (it was freezing) ---

<-- Kites in the Winter sky ---


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--- before leaving for Quindao, wa all had a hot-pot --- in yet another restaurant ---

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Nicky learned to eat with chopsticks ---


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--- thanks to Mr. Shude and his assisstant Mr. ? ---


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  --- All good things have an end --- here, at Quindao airport, waiting to board our plane back to Shanghai ---
  and ---- a few days later ---
At a very special and well known Thai-restaurant --- in Shanghai,

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--- we all had lunch with Mark Butcher who's family was interned in Weihsien 61 years ago. Mark was born 2 months after our liberation from Camp. He is now Principal of the Sino-Canadian High School in Jiangsu (http://www.sinocanada.cn) [click here] --- not very far away from Shanghai.

From left to right: Larry Sauer, Vice Principal and Math Teacher; Leanne Sauer, Guidance Counselor; Mark Butcher, Principal; Yves, Colette, Nicky and Leopold who got "in" the picture thanks to a benevolent photographer!


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--- strolling along Nanging road ---
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--- and Pudong, the new Shanghai --- in the Winter mist ---

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  --- and across the city --- old and new buildings !


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On the 15th, in the early morning we headed for Pu-Dong airport and about 15 hours later, we were back home, --- "home-sweet-home" ---


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--- it was a marvellous --- "ten-days-abroad" ---

" The End"

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