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Laura in Master of the Nets Garden

Day trip to Suzhou

April 28th 2006
Hello, Laura - We went on a day trip today to a canal town called Suzhou, an hour long train ride from Shanghai. Had a bit of a palava (yet again!) at the train station, and once more could only get 1st class tickets at an inconvenient time! I swear they are just trying to con us out of out money. We planned to spend a full day there but could only get a train that got us in at 1pm so it was a ... 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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