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The Humble Administrators Garden

Suzhou - City of Gardens

September 16th 2006
Suzhou is located only a one hour train ride out of Shanghai. We woke bright and early and headed over to the train station and joined in the scrum trying to buy tickets at the ticket office just outside. We expecting a regular timetable but found there was a huge gap where no trains ran for a couple of hours so we had time to catch up on breakfast and read our books while we waited. We’r ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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