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... canal the longest man made canal in the world, (1900km), hand dug by millions of people through forced labour some 15 hundred years ago it stretches all the way to Beijing.
At the end of the boat trip we walked over one of the many narrow bridges and then a long walk through the congested vibrant market. Lots of fresh food, really fresh, still alive.
We went back to Casa Zoe's for breakfast after moving from the Kempinski Hotel back to the Gran Park Hotel for work tomorrow. We then went to visit the Nanshan Temple, and walked around a market area, a bit like Confucius Temple area in Nanjing with small shops and stalls.
We then took a lovely boat trip down the Grand Canal (which we have been on in Hangzhou also), stopping off at a hand-made brick museum. Another lovely day.
I traveled to Wuxi last Thursday to meet Will to go into Wuxi No 1 School to do lesson observations and professional development workshops on Differentiation and Homework, so we decided to stay over the weekend and celebrate my birthday early! We booked into the Kempinski Hotel.
Today was a glorious day, clear blue sky and quite warm. After having a lovely brunch at Casa Zoe's, a lovely tex mex restaurant in ...
... specialised ice creams, each incredibly individual. I choose a fruit loop flavour, flashing back to the days of my childhood and it was so good. They cones designs were really pretty, in the front of the shop they had a display of all the different cones they had ever had. By this point it was about 4:30pm and we were only about ¾ down the road so we kicked into gear and kept going stopping every so often to take a few pictures and look into shops. We were all really excited about ...
... garden. The physical centre is a pond surrounded by roofed walkways and pavilions, all decorated with trees, flowers and rockeries. It is so cleverly designed with scenes beyond scenes, and gardens within gardens. Based on illusion the scenes change based on season and time of day. The rooms in the buildings were clearly defined, music, painting, drawing, and one called The Hall of 10,000 volumes.
We then had a short ...