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little pleasures of life
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I am young researcher who loves life and especially...the little pleasures of life that make our day better. I hope you will like my photos/impressions and posts with tiny things that caught my attention and made me smile :) Enjoy!
The sun is sleeping quietely.... by littlepleasureslife

When I think about Shanghai the first thing that comes in my mind is the bloody sunset I have seen from the Oriental Pearl Tower, which is a 468 meters tower, located in the business district of Shanghai.

The tower has also transparent glass floors at the last floor so that you can experience a unique feeling of walking up high in the sky while seeing everything that's down at the base of the tower.

The experience was quite noisy and extremely busy, but that is normal in China.
Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai by littlepleasureslife

Architecture shapes by littlepleasureslife

Walking in the city center of Shanghai by littlepleasureslife

Bloody sunset by littlepleasureslife

View over the Grey Shanghai by littlepleasureslife

Begining of sunset by littlepleasureslife

If you like to see the city from the Huangpu River, do not hesitate to take a cruise and enjoy a ride in near the Bund, while admiring the futuristic architecture raising near the river. Shanghai is in a continuous development, there are many buildings raising every day. It's a city that moves, and evolves. And it has a particular look, far away from the traditional Chinese cities out there. 

Cruise on the Huangpu River, Shanghai by littlepleasureslife

Shanghai wants to be a new and modern metropola with luxurious shops, attracting many european/american investors, fancy restaurants, ridiculous prices for coffee or ice-cream such as Häagen-Dazs which in Europe is considered not big of a deal, simply an ordinary tasty ice-cream.
Modern architecture like the one presented below, gives a futuristic air to this city.
Futuristic architecture in Shanghai by littlepleasureslife

The best expression I would choose for Shanghai is a "city of contrasts"...Behind the bling bling and the glam from the Bund I witnessed extremely poor people washing in communal baths and living in outrageous conditions. Some of them are tying to sell out fish, some of them simple objects. Looking around I was shocked and impressed by the contradiction between the rich and the poor. In the bund you could see a lot of young and beautiful Chinese women wearing Prada, Versace, etc., and one street behind you could see simple country women trying to make a living and selling out eggs or fish.

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littlepleasureslife Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for your favourites and comments!
fotografka Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for :iconfavbomb-plz::huggle:

I want to invite you to like my facebook fanpage :facebook: if you can:… :typerhappy:

If you want you could also visit my photo-project blog: 365-lucky-photo-days.blogspot.… :typerhappy:

I'm very sorry for the late thank you, but when I went to college (law) I have completely no time for anything. I hope you understand :)

If you want you could give me some points on my new Premium Membership :please:
virtualgadjo Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
merci pour le :+fav: :) et bons petits plaisirs de l'existence :D
EmmmBeee Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav!
WorldWar-Tori Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013   General Artist
:wave: Hello! You've been featured in II. Christmas Treats!
Have an awesome day!!!
littlepleasureslife Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
WorldWar-Tori Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013   General Artist
My Pleasure :heart:
Happy Holidays :)
littlepleasureslife Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you!! :*
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fotografka Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for :iconfavbomb-plz::huggle:

I want to invite you to like my facebook fanpage :facebook: if you can: [link] :typerhappy:

If you want you could also visit my photo-project blog: [link] :typerhappy:
littlepleasureslife Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
you're welcome! I really enjoyed you FB page!

Good luck with your project as well!
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