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We met to check out early this morning before grabbing the metro to the train station. Here we bought our tickets back to Nanjing for later although we accidentally bought to Nanjing and not Nanjing South railway station which means our journey will be a little longer crossing town to campus. Next we located the adjacent bus station and bought our tickets to Tongli. As with yesterday we had to wait an hour until ...
... than I was aware. We had our maps and GPS though so set off walking to Suzhou museum and the Humble Administrator's Garden. On the way we stopped at an art gallery which had a great mix of works from war to landscape and people and the place, although small, was genuinely interesting and thought provoking. It also provided a welcome break from the rain and some recently refurbished western style toilets (I am reliably informed). Onwards, we accidentally went into a museum ...
... we discussed at length the long tem effects of the development boom in Shanghai. There is a bubble, but if/when it will burst is anybody's guess. At the end we had no conclusions. All I could do was take in all the sights and sounds of the city...
... very much like factories.
We arrived in Suzhou under half hour and were immediately enveloped in a smog of dust and smell of chemicals. Coming out of the train station I felt the air was filled with heavy smoke. Vicky, our guide, said that for all its ancient beauty, the town is also an industrial center with several manufacturing factories emitting toxic waste in the environment.