Xing Nian Kuai Le

Happy (Chinese) New Year! It’s been an odd day in Shanghai. The last few where hectic: cabs were hard to find, malls were packed with people, the subway was torture. But today, it’s been a ghost town. I was at Yu Gardens and I’d never seen it so empty, the subway was nearly empty, and in general I hardly saw many people around on the streets at all. There are some fireworks exploding outside within view from my hotel window. It’s off to dinner for me and off to New Delhi tomorrow night.