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Outside the West Gate

Trip to 苏州 (Suzhou)

February 27th 2012
This past Saturday, Lauren and I took the train to the historic city of Suzhou. The city has been inhabited for thousands of years and is renowned for it's many canals and classical Chinese gardens. It took us about 30 minutes on the high speed rail from Changzhou to get to Suzhou Station. There are 10 million people in the city limits, so needless to say it was a little packed. We got a littl ... read more
Asia » China » Jiangsu » Suzhou

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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