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... Next stop at the Master of the Nets Garden which is one of the most famous gardens in Suzhou, containing a series of halls, courtyards and gardens.
Lunch was as a muslim Chinese restaurant. Round table, lazy susan and lots of delicious food.
The afternoon turned very misty, cold and rainy for our three hour drive to Hangzhou.
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.
... far more attractions than we imagined.
We came out and the taxi drivers started haggling over prices, but then I saw the No 88 bus which I knew went back to town so we hopped on that. We went to the Blue Frog for supper and saw Maumo and Hebe, the lovely manager, and then some of the teachers from Wuxi No 1 came in: Clive, Dennis and Arun so we had a few drinks and chatted to them. A really lovely day.
... not as fancy as the one we had earlier today but it was still really good.
When we got back to the hostel, Katrin and I packed up our stuff so that we would be ready to leave in the morning, we were planning to leave at 5:30am sharp so we would have plenty of time to get to the train station to catch our 7am bullet train home. I had a really great time in Shanghai, it was a fantastic experience and the people I travelled with were so much fun! I would definitely do it all again. ...
... s Garden. While lovely, it was crowded and not free. Riley and Jordan joined us for s boat tour of the famous canals of Suzhou. We negotiated a 'deal' for five of us to go for the price of one: ¥120. We soon learned why. We were herded into a small, crowded room full of others, then herded onto a tour bus. What was sold to us as a 50 minute circular tour of the canals turned out to be a long bus ride followed by a cursory ride on a boat followed by a stop at ...