Category Archives: China

Hangzhou ~ The Song City

The Song Dynasty Town Tourist Spot is  a reincarnation of the civilization of Song Dynasty- a period of advancement in economy, culture and technology. One of the popular features offered by the city is the evening show which promises you … Continue reading

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Hangzhou-Part II

This is the HeFang Street-a pedestarian shopping street. The street still preserves the charm of the old Hangzhou with shops of old and traditional architecture and big red lanterns aglow. Enjoy some of the local snacks like roasted walnuts and … Continue reading

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Hangzhou- The West Lake

My acquaintance with the West Lake was in late autumn. The gardens were impeccably landscaped with classic sculpture and beautiful foliage. Peach trees, willow trees, magnolia, lotus are some of the flowers that bloom alternately as the season changes. Autumn … Continue reading

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Suzhou~苏州

Heavy clouds were plastered against the sky when I reached Suzhou. Also known as Venice of the East, Suzhou is a very humid place, drenched in rain almost 1/3 the time of a year. In Suzhou, the landmarks that you … Continue reading

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