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I have finally reached Hangzhou. As the capital of the mighty Song Dynasty this city is the most advanced and splendid in the world. The city itself is very large, I would say nearly one hundred miles. Hangzhou is very different than any other city I have seen on the Silk Road because it is far larger and more advanced. The city has thousands of stone bridges as well as thousands of baths. Many other cities have baths ...
After a few weeks we have finally arrived in Hangzhou. It is by far the most beautiful city I have come across yet! From everything including many of the Buddhists such as Lingyin (which had a giant gold statue of the Buddha and tons of wood carvings), and the Liuhe Pagoda, (which does not seem to be as impressive after seeing the Iron Pagoda, but it is still a sight to behold), to the West Lake, (which puts the Five ...
... The station, as always, was rammed full of people all trying to filter through the small number of ticket gates. Its kill or be killed, elbows are necessary.
The weather on this day was nice, the sun was shining and there was a calm atmosphere around which I hadnt really experienced in China yet.
We all walked around the lake area and then headed to the mountains where we climbed to some of the pagodas for some spectacular views. We could see the whole area which ...
... city. Its glories were extolled by Marco Polo, who allegedly visited Hangzhou at the height of its prosperity and described it as "the City of Heaven, the most magnificent in all the world." Although most of the old buildings were destroyed in the Taiping Rebellion, the attractive West Lake and its surrounding area are still worth visiting.
Long considered one of the scenic wonders of ...
... it barely palatable. I tried a small piece of the steamed, and it tasted as if my whole digestive canal had instantly been reversed.
Think about it..
Boy it stunk. We had to have the plate removed from the table, and then all the plates of it removed from the other tables and the room.
This done, we were then served a powerpoint presentation on organic food. It was already 8:45 by then, and since the presenter was ...