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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.
... to get anything from you.
To get from point a to point b, I usually walk, but sometimes I have to take an ebike (a scooter that runs on electricity), a bus or a taxi. Buses here cost 1RMB (a bit over 15 us cents) per trip. To get to up to about a quarter of the city away from where you are costs 8 RMB (about $1.30 USD). E-bikes are the most convenient, but perhaps they are also the ...
... the same colour as my eyes. I love it. The next morning, we went to a food street, where I had deep fried crabs - 3 reasonable sized ones on a skewer. The shells had been removed from most of them, and the shell around the legs was lovely and crunchy - but quite tender. Delicious!
After having a good coffee and cheese cake at Costa's, we said goodbye to Ana, and got a taxi to the airport - not cheap (110RMB), but worth it, with all our luggage. We couldn't believe it ...
... be horror!
Besides the beautiful area around the West Lake, Hangzhou surely has some “normal Chinese city quarters” with office skyscrapers and huge apartment blocks to host the majority of the more than six million inhabitants.
All-in-all our visit to Hangzhou has been nice and relaxing. It was a worthwhile stop, although I experienced it be not Chinese but rather like an artificial relaxation-park.
Next stop: Hong Kong