Shapes in Suzhou (sue joe) November 12th 2006 Shapes in Suzhou (sue joe)
Suzhou, 5.7 million, Jiangsu Province, known for classical gardens and canals.
Last weekend was spent in Suzhoe, a beautiful garden city between Nanjing and Shanghai. We took the fast train and got soft seats, so we were comfortable. You can’t choose first or second class tickets, or business or coach here, just hard seat tickets and soft seat tickets, or hard sleepe ... read more
Asia » China » Jiangsu » Suzhou 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
Now I'm camping all over the eastern US with my R-pod, a small camper trailer.
I retired. In 2006 I finished volunteering in Guatemala,
finished being a foreign expert at Nanjing Normal University in China, from August 2006 to July 2007.
For the years afterward, I have traveled several places in the USA; visited a spa in Mexico; northern Europe in February '08 with friends from China. June 2011 another trip to Mexico, to Rio Caliente Spa. But staying home got boring. So I'm still camping the country and visiting relatives and friends all over the place.
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