Holiday Inn Jasmine
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Jasmine Suzhou
The room was really spacious and comfortable. location was a bit ugh! Hard to get a taxi to go somewhere else.. but lovely restaurant (mostly breakfast restaurant but not only) infront of the hotel called.. something about tomato I think. highly recommended!
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Similarly to naming Qingdao both the Switzerland and Riviera of China Suzhou is named the Venice of China. I think Suzhou deserves it's title a little more than Qingdao though. It's well pretty and has all sorts of fancy gardens you can visit, my favourite being 'The most Humble Administrator's Garden.' I took most of my photos in there. It even has a few canals to justify it's comparison to Venice. ...
... ever seen were the fishing cormorants. On a boat the size of our gondola, a man had about eight cormorants tethered to perches with a rope around one leg. He would whack them with an oar and they would dive in the canal and come up with a fish in their mouth/upper throat. Not a big deal except they had a string tied around their neck at mid-length, preventing the poor bird from swallowing the fish. The "fisherman" would then grab the bird and make it spit ...
I was supposed to be doing lesson observations, but they were cancelled, so I managed to spend the day with the Writhlington students and Rachel again.
We went out to a new school in the morning where the students taught some lessons. We then went to Tong Li (one of my favourite places in ...
I have been in my centre in Suzhou working this week, and realised that it was half term in the UK. I contacted Rachel and they were arriving in Suzhou on Wednesday. I booked into the same hotel, the JinJiang near the Amusement Park. I had arrived back from Matt's centre in the early afternoon and was just going out to get something to eat at Emerald City when I heard voices. As I walked into the foyer there were the Bath ...
... attractive boutiques and quaint tea houses. The canals define Suzhou - often compared to Venice, although architecturally much more laid-back. The lack of traffic was wonderful, and locals were easy-going but sophisticated. We saw blue skies in Suzhou, as well as a torrential downpour, all in the same day!