Xi'an and Hangzhou July 2nd 2010
So it's our second day in Hangzhou today...yesterday we arrived from Xi'an on a 24 hour train journey! It wasn't as bad as I(T) thought it would be, the one from Beijing to Xi'an was worse as we arrived at Xian at 5.30am in the morning so we pretty much went straight to bed once we got to the hostel! The 24hour one at least enabled us to get a proper night's sleep.
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Asia » China » 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