Shanghai Expo Highlights (Part I)





The Shanghai Expo is like a big amusement park!

There are so many things to see. You need to spend a lot of time there to see everything.

You also need to queue up! I decided to go to those pavilions that didn’t have long queues.

I guess I made the right decision. I managed to get into the pavilions and I saw many cool things!



上海世博會就像一個大遊樂園!有很多東西參觀。

您需要花很多時間,才能看那裡的一切。

您還需要排隊!所以我決定去那些沒有大排長龍的展館。

我想我做出了正確的決定。我進入一些展館,還看到很多很酷的事物!






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Shanghai Expo 2010


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A modern kitchen in World Trade Centre Pavilion


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Pacific Pavilion


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Pacific Pavilion
 

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Some Pacific Islands handicrafts


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Pacific Pavilion has many sections


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Some Pacific Islands handicrafts


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Hei Matau pendant, I bought some when I went to New Zealand


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This one is so beautiful! Marvelous!


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Tonga handicraf


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A big statue in Pacific Pavilion


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Pacific culture display


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Pacific handicrafts and carvings


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pic. 29 Pacific carving
pic. 30 Teko Teko I took in New Zealand Pavilion


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Pacific Stage


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Some Expo souvenirs


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This is my favorite one!


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A gold coin with white jade



To be continue...





39 comments:

  1. Thanks for dropping by at my blog and for following Postcards From Malaysia.
    I appreciate it so much.
    Love all your pictures...they are huge!
    What an interesting expo..I love to be at a place like that!

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  2. Thanks TK! Nice to meet you!
    Shanghai Expo is great, that's first part of my expo pictures, will have some more coming soon!

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  3. Hi Rafael! I can only dream of the adventures you have experienced in Expo 2010 Shanghai :) It must be an exhilarating experience to be there. I have seen the entire expo via TVB HD Channel. Check this out: http://www.angelsword.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=136259

    Beautiful pictures as always! The cute looking babies and black Pacific statue are my favorites!!!

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  4. Although I don't have the chance to go to Shanghai Expo, but I still glad that I can see it from your blog. Wait for your up coming post ya :) I wanna see those country building, I'm sure you got take the pics right? :)

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  5. Thanks Alex, I can't see the show through your link,
    but I already seen this TVB show before I go there,
    Hope my pictures won't make you disapointed...

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  6. Thanks Yvon S, I took many night shots of different
    countries pavilions, I will show them in the next post...
    actually I think those pavilions are amazing at night!

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  7. nice blog...i follow you from rome...i hope you'll do the same...come to stadio goal

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  8. Thanks Riccardo Troiani! Nice to meet you!

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  9. 明哥去了多少館?
    有買手信嗎?

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  10. Oh, I know Tonga! I have a good friend who lives there.
    She's actually a New Zealander but moved to Tonga for good.
    Tonga used to be a British colony too.
    Actually, there were many British colonies in the Pacific Ocean, including Hawaii!

    Photo 3 is so Brazilian. Just like my post for today!
    Come and see Brazil in London Calling! Ha ha...

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  11. Eh, the gold coin very nice leh! So cool la Shanghai expo....nice~~~

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  12. Good choice! I love South Pacific islands! I stayed in Tahiti for a month. Love their handcrafts, aren't those the most uniqe graphic design patterns!~~

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  13. wah rafael....very nice pics of the shanghai expo...must be crowded with people.

    sorry for my late reply...busy at work

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  14. 你就好啦 我都好想去睇下
    因為真係好似好多野睇咁
    但係又好似好熱 a_a 又唔係好想去排隊haha

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  15. To San,
    我去了多個主題館包括城市人館,城市生命,城市地球館等等,
    紐西蘭館,世界貿易中心協會館, 大平洋聯合館(包括多個大平
    洋群島的細展館)! 最後去了世博軸和各展館影夜景!
    紀念品和手信就好豐富, 除了PIX.31-33幾款小金幣外,
    還有多款世博展館撲克牌和世博會吉祥物「海寶」公仔等等!

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  16. To London Caller,
    Have many Pacific Islands very famous,
    like Samoa, Tonga, Solomon, Fiji,
    they are all nice places!

    I don't know that's Brazilian or Jamaican baby,
    but I'm sure the pic.5 is Canadian baby,
    I also took a picture of American and others babies!
    I will find out more Brazilian charateristic in your blog!

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  17. Thanks uLi, I like those gold coins specially
    the one with the white jade, so beautiful!

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  18. Thanks micki! You're so lucky that stay in Tahiti for a month!
    I love those Pacific Islands, very beautiful!
    People are nice and have great handicrats!

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  19. To Vialentino,
    Thanks for your comment even you're busy at the moment!

    Yes, was there extremely crowded with people,
    but it still was a great chance for me to
    visit Expo!

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  20. Thanks Kay, 其實果度真係好多人又熱, 仲要大排長龍...
    只係難得中國攪世博, 點都要湊吓熱鬧! ^.^

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  21. It must be a fun trip! Although it was quite hot as u mentioned, but i guess it was worth visiting ^-^

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  22. Yes Ristinw, the trip was good! Specially I
    went to Nanjing Road and the Bund at night!

    Of course Expo was worth visiting,
    that's more the reason to go to Shanghai now!

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  23. That's definitely a Brazilian baby because you can see the "globe" on the baby's right hand side. It's the same "globe" on Brazilian flag.
    You can go online to compare them now. :-)

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  24. The necklace with the craved pendant is pretty.

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  25. The necklace with the craved pendant is pretty.

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  26. To London Caller,
    Oh! I can see the Brazilian flag now!
    Because the globe is on the corner of the baby stomach,
    I didn't see it clearly... I'm sure that's Brazilian baby now! Thanks! ^.^

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  27. To Mei Teng,
    Yes, those Pacific pendants are really pretty,
    I like them very much!

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  28. >I like that red little bug in the pix 14 & 15!

    That's actually a ladybird.
    It's very common here in England.

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  29. Thanks for reply, I remember it now,
    chinese call 瓢蟲!
    Have another bug I like much is 龍眼蟲,
    is called Pyrops in english... they are very cute!

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  30. Obrigada Petra! I'm glad that you love this!

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  31. You pictures inspire me. No disappointment at all :) Thanks for sharing!

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  32. Thanks Alex! I will keep working hard and share the best pictures with you!

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  33. Rafael siempre me dejas impresionada con la luz, los colores y la nitidez de tus imágenes. Son impresionantes, tienes suerte de poder disfrutar de esos lugares tan maravillosos.
    Un beso!

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  34. Gracias Wersemei, I also appreciate much to your photography!
    Beso

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  35. Meloching31/8/10 13:44

    大開眼界!你參觀了哪些展館呢?

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  36. 多謝Meloching欣賞! 都參觀左好多個館,
    包括多個世博主題館同一些比較少人既展館!

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