In 2004 I had the good fortune to take a group of 17-year-old students
on an exchange trip to Shanghai.
Although I've been to places which are a lot further away from home in terms of kilometres, in a cultural sense it's the furtherest I've ever been away from home.
Night view of the Oriental Pearl Tower, taken from the
nearby Jin Mao Tower:
Ground floor foyer, Shanghai Museum:
School grounds, Jiading #2 High School:
Hot Pot dinner with my host teacher's family:
Go here to Carmi's Written Inc. for more faraway photos.