Travel Report: Happy Farming Hall – Tongli Water Town, China.

Happy Farming Hall Tongli Water Town Suzhou China

December 2018. My day wandering around Tongli Water Town had been an eventful one that had literally teleported me back to the days of ancient China. Picturesque canals and cobbled streets? Yup! 600-year-old Ming Dynasty shopping lanes? Uh, huh! Wrinkled old Chinese folk sittin’ doin’ nothin’? You know it! Another key part of the Tongli […]

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Travel Report: Precious Belt Bridge – Suzhou, China.

Baodai Bridge Precious Belt Bridge Suzhou China

Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! December 2018. Of all the exquisite bridges on offer in the city of Suzhou, Precious Belt Bridge has got to be the most unique and curious of all. Located twenty minutes outside Suzhou’s city centre, this incredible […]

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Travel Report: Tonggui Bridge – Suzhou, China.

Tonggui Bridge Shantang Street Suzhou Jiangsu Province China

December 2018. Championed as “The Venice of China”, the city of Suzhou is home to a network of beautiful canals and ancient bridges. Two of the most historical bridges, Hu Xiang Shi Bridge and Si Po Bridge, can be found on the cobbled pedestrian stretch of Pingjiang Road. The other, and perhaps the definitive canal […]

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Travel Report: Shantang Street – Suzhou, China.

Shantang Street Suzhou Jiangsu Province China

Reading from China? This travel report contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! December 2018. The city of Suzhou offers visitors a fascinating slice of ancient China with its UNESCO gardens and restored canal streets. For an atmospheric stroll through yesteryear there are two particularly handsome pedestrianized roads where you can […]

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Travel Report: Suzhou Museum, China.

Fish pond Suzhou Museum Jiangsu Province China

December 2018. Covering all of Suzhou’s plentiful sights in just five days requires good planning and a strong pair of legs, especially for someone like me who tries to do as much as I can on foot. When I was researching my trip back in Ruian I initially thought I’d skip Suzhou Museum. I’ve never […]

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Travel Report: Humble Administrator’s Garden Part II – Suzhou, China.

Humble Administrator's Garden Suzhou China

Want to get the full picture? Before reading this why not start with my article: Humble Administrator’s Garden Part I Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! December 2018. I really enjoyed my Christmas Day wanderings around Humble Administrator’s Garden. In all honesty this second […]

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Travel Report: Humble Administrator’s Garden Part I – Suzhou, China.

The Humble Administrator's Garden Suzhou China

December 2018. It was Christmas Day (!) and I was back on the road in China once again to conquer another little corner of this gargantuan country! The beautiful city of Suzhou is famous for two things: It’s gorgeous network of ancient canal streets and for some of the country’s best-preserved age-old gardens. Beautiful Chinese […]

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