Our guidebook says: "Only in China would they tear down a Qing era (1800s) street and rebuild it totally as a Qing era street. However, it works." This was right near our hostel - very very charming and fun.
Hangzhou, China: Beautiful West Lake January 17th 2010 Hangzhou, China
Hangzhou is a city that every Chinese person knows. It’s the honeymoon capital of the country and has been made famous by poets, artists and folktales - stories that have been told and retold in China since Hangzhou’s heyday in the 900s. It’s like if the place where Cinderella lived was in your country and you could go visit and see its sites.
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Asia » China » Zhejiang » Hangzhou 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
We are a family of four from the US traveling for 8 months in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia). We'll end our trip with two months in an apartment in Paris.... full info