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... hurriedly, Hangzhou will make you slow down. In fact, traveling in Hangzhou, only carefully experience, will you understand its beauty.
The West Lake in Hangzhou
The most beautiful attraction in Hangzhou is undoubtedly the West Lake. It is like a gentle woman: soft and never hurt anybody. In Hangzhou, everyone has their own West Lake. West Lake, in fact, is hidden in the heart of everyone. Along ...
This time I am going by train. sometime soon I will upload a few photos, I took the overnight train, (2pm in the afternoon to 7:30am in the morning) from Hangzhou to Shenzhen, then a quick hop across the border and metro to Wan Chai where the Visa office is.
... by my apartment.
Rivers flow throughout the city and there are lovely walkways lining the rivers. It is quite beautiful.
My day to day life:
I work 5 days a week teaching children english. 3 of these days are 12:30-8:30 and two days from 8am to 5pm. Those 8am days just seem to come out of nowhere.
I teach at some of the local primary schools and kindergartens with classes ranging from ...
... br> The hostel was in a beautiful area, about 15 minutes walk to West Lake, which Hangzhou is famous for. The lake was worth visiting - it was beautiful! And saying it was beautiful does not do it justice. It was GORGEOUS! Sigh. We had been told that there are always too many people there, but we struck it lucky. There were a lot of people, but it wasn't overwhelming. We hear that it takes about 5 hours to walk around the whole lake, which is in the middle of the city. The ...
... is also constructed for the laziest of the tourists, offering little shuttle-scooters around the flat and easy to walk lake-side promenade and (yes unbelievable but true) an automatic staircase and an elevator to the top of the five story pagoda.
Unfortunately the city is sooooo popular not only among foreigners but primarily among Chinese, with massive tourist crowds even in November in off-season. I definitely do not recommend coming here during peak-season, ever. ...