Bestay Hotel Express Suzhou Zhuozhengyuan New Guanqian Street
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Similarly to naming Qingdao both the Switzerland and Riviera of China Suzhou is named the Venice of China. I think Suzhou deserves it's title a little more than Qingdao though. It's well pretty and has all sorts of fancy gardens you can visit, my favourite being 'The most Humble Administrator's Garden.' I took most of my photos in there. It even has a few canals to justify it's comparison to Venice. ...
... was here that Jo told us about the binding of women's feet, which lasted over a 1000 years, not ending until the 1st of the 20th Century. This was done primarily to the girls of well-to-do families. With the feet bound from infancy, the foot would grow to no more than three inches and was terribly deformed. One of the motivations behind the binding was to keep the women within the house because they couldn't walk any distance or remain on their feet. It ...
... br> Had a fabulous day, and really enjoyed spending time with everyone. I also met Helen, who is Richard Kemp's assistant on the Project, a lovely lady.
After we got back to the hotel Richard arrived with Jintao and they took me out to dinner. It was great catching up with Richard again.
... Partnership Schools checking in.
Luke Reddington was talking to the other students from Writhlington: Louis Paddon, Issac Soccorsy; Chloe Simms; Lydia Simmons, Adam Benney and Otta Brown. He looked up and saw me and his mouth opened in surprise as Rachel hadn't told them I would be there!
I went to Shantang Street with them in the evening. It was so lovely to spend time with the students and with Rachel.
... David set off to look for the iPhone again. As they didn't have the required model, it proved to be just another long, hot walk! They did manage to collect some fruit, biscuits and moon cakes to have for breakfast as we were going to be up before the hotel could get anything for us - if in fact they could come up with anything anyway after this mornings poor effort! Tea was again at the hotel as we'd had enough walking! Also we have to get up early tomorrow to catch the fast train to ...