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West Lake Model

Close by to where I was staying is the West Lake Museum where you can find out anything you want about the natural and man-made history and development of Hangzhou's most prized "possession". This model illustrates perfectly the idyllic location that has attracted so many to its shores over the centuries.
#53 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College-Hangzhou Revisited- West Lake

April 22nd 2007
To the Chinese people and foreign tourists alike, Hangzhou is one of the most important tourist destinations in the whole of China. A heaven on earth with its pervading greenery and parks and in it’s midst its star attraction- West Lake. On my previous visit about the same time last year, I was on a guided tour that had been organized by my college. (see previous blog entry- # 8 May Madnes ... read more
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