This past Wednesday we met with two of our friends, John and Catherine, to discuss our plans for a big day out on the Bund. After having a homemade cappuccino and discussing countless possibilities, we decided that everyone was too tired to actually do anything major. We decided to visit the Dongtai Road Antique Market because it was fairly close to us. I am glad that we did because the antique market was one of the more interesting shopping areas that I have been to so far. The validity of some of the items comes into question, but there are definitely some older looking items. Quite a few of the stalls sold little trinkets that I have seen in countless shops all over Shanghai, but there were a few gems. We did not spend too much time here before deciding to get some lunch at Kabb bistro. Both the antique market and the bistro were in an area that could be considered the French Concession, but more specifically a newer area called Xintiandi. Xintiandi is especially cool because it is right off of metro line 10, which is the one we also live off of. I love things that are close!