A little under one month ago, I said farewell to by colleagues at thyssenkrupp System Engineering in Shanghai where I had been working for 6 years.
Today I say farewell to Shanghai, the mega city that has been my home for the last 9 years. Although I am sad to be leaving my friends, I will only be a 2.5 hour high speed train journey away in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui province.
Over the last few weeks I have patiently been waiting for the necessary work and residence permits to be issued. Now that I have them firmly grasped in my hands I can move forward and go through the onboarding process at my new employer tomorrow, before exploring my new surroundings over the weekend.
My train for Hefei leaves in 30 minutes, so let the journey begin…