Shanghai: then and now
April 28, 2022
Nothing has prepared for me to see pictures of Shanghai, the city I lived in for five years, in a lockdown state which have been showing up the past couple weeks on different news outlets.
One in particular hit home on how bad the lockdown is for the residents, was a pic of a major road artery from an aerial view which is deserted. When I lived there about seven years ago, these same roads were almost parking lots due to the heavy traffic.
The picture I saw the other day from BBC, showed literally no cars on this major highway that runs down the middle of the city. Just the volume of tax...
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