Chinese Hotel Hosts World’s Largest Ball Pit

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Your average ball pit © Joe Shlabotnik

For once it may not be such a disappointment to find the hotel pool is closed. Guests at Kerry Hotel in Shanghai were unable to go for a dip recently, but instead they got to behold the world’s largest ball pit.

The hotel temporarily emptied its enormous swimming pool and refilled it with a million green and pink plastic balls to set a record for the world’s largest ball pit. Not just anyone got to romp and frolic in the record-setting awesomeness. The event was aimed at raising awareness of breast cancer in China and playing privileges were reserved for cancer patients and survivors.

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Steph Spencer

Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.

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