In the hotel in Shanghai I had my first experience of the missing dreaded number 4.
My room number was 1706, and I could see that the left-hand side of the corridor was odd numbers, I found 1705 on the left, 1710 and 1708 on the right, as I went a bit further I saw 1702 at the end of the corridor, so I assumed the room next to it was 1704 and turned back…
Where was 1706?
Confused, I walked on, and then realised that there was no 1704 and my room was next to 1702. No one wants to be in a room that sounds like death.