With a mix of excitement and fear to the unknown, i crossed to the other side of the fence.
Tempelhof airport in Berlin downtown has just opened its boundaries for the city as a public park.
Shanghai, located at the mouth of the Yangtze River, is the No.1 metropolis in China and reputed as the "Paris of the Orient".
Nonetheless, Shanghai attracts you not with the state-of-the-art skyscrapers, which you can without difficulty find a lot in almost all the big cities worldwide, but the smart way she interweaves the West and East, ancient and modern.
Since then, it has served as an important stop on major trading routes: it was a trade point along the Silk Road around 2,000 years ago, and was a major port during the Tang dynasty before transitioning to a stop-off for foreign trade in the Song dynasty.
As a child seeing pictures of the Chinese architecture, landmarks, food and culture, continuously fed my wanderlust, pushing me to make it happen. I was on my way for three weeks to a country I’d always wanted to visit.
A trip that would take me to some of the most famous landmarks, present opportunities to come face-to-face with pandas, munch on incredibly delicious and addicting cuisine, and create memories while experiencing everything this country has to offer.
Ironically, its original name, Mingzhou, stood for two lakes located inside the city wall: Sun Lake and Moon Lake. Its location in the northeastern section of Zhejiang province offers access to the Yong River and the Port of Ningbo, as well as many mountains.
Ningbo holds strong ties to Buddhism, and there are numerous temples to explore in this city of 7.8 million people.