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... country of their choice and then provided their peers with a snapshot of the culture of the country. In addition to these activities our students performed their much rehearsed chinese song which was well received by the crowd. Later they all danced with the Hangzhou students and enjoyed the festive atmosphere.
Then it was off to sign off ...
... an expensive souvenir!
As we wound our way up a narrow, steep path, our guides described some of the history of tea culture and told stories of local folklore of which there are always many! One of them tells as follows: Longjing tea was granted the status of "Imperial tea", in Qing Dynasty by Chinese emperor Kangxi. According to the legend, Kangxi's grandson Qianlong visited West Lake during one of his famous holidays.
He went to the Hu Gong Temple under the ...
... bribery, and bankruptcy as we wandered through the immense gardens and courtyards. Look for the miniseries coming soon!
A short boat ride through the town took us back to our hotel. Because Chinese New Year is fast approaching, a typical site outside many homes and businesses is fish, ducks, and other animals being dried in preparation for the New Year’s feast!
Our final stop was at a well-known Rice Wine Farm and factory. The owner conducted the tour himself ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... sweet things!) and in the high street part I bought some
notebooks compete with Chinese propaganda covers and some cheapo fabric purses I don't
need and probably won't ever use.
After an hour plus, we made our way to the metro station and went our separate ways. HZ metro is really ...