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The Venice of the East? Suzhou, China

November 14th 2010
It is a fact that whenever something is called the something of something else it’s not, otherwise it would just be known for what it is. Suzhou is famous for its networks of canals, stone bridges, old white washed buildings, and plentiful gardens. There are two times it is recommended to visit, Spring and Fall. The first so that one can see all the blooming flowers in any of the dozens of ... 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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