As I’m sure many of this site’s readers will have realized by now from the subject matter of recent posts, a rather large number of us (myself included) headed to Shanghai over the past weekend. Almost forty percent of the entire DATE 2019 cohort, in fact.
It’s created a bit of an problem for me. After all, it doesn’t quite make sense to write about something which everyone else has already covered. Sure, there can be plenty of varying perspectives on the same experience, but let’s be honest here – most of us aren’t GP teachers who can stomach tens of essays written on the exact same topic.
On the other hand, the four day trip took up most of my week, and I haven’t really done anything else particularly interesting. So here’s my Shanghai experience, in under seventy thousand words.
Despite having taken the high-speed rail several times, I’m still amazed by the sheer speed of the train – this real time video could pass off as a time lapse on a normal train.