With temperatures dropping to low twenties, Shanghai is finally getting ready for autumn. And that means, it’s so much more pleasant now to roam the streets.
When we moved house in June from a big compound in a very local and pretty distant district to an old colonial French building on a quiet street in the beautiful Former French Concession, we didn’t realise yet how dramatically our lives would change. Since our move, we cycle or walk everywhere instead of taking the metro and are amidst all the restaurants we love or yet need to try. No matter the time or day of the week, I could just lose myself strolling through the French Concession discovering an endless array of little boutique shops, tailors, coffee shops and everything else unexpected.
What I find most astonishing, is how immaculately clean some of Shanghai’s streets are.