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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. ...
... the Master of Fishing Nets, dating back to 1140. While driving, Jo told us how the city of Suzhou was situated at the south end of the 1100 mile Grand Canal that begins north of Beijing. The canal provided transport of goods, connecting the Yangtze and Yellow rivers. Suzhou now has a population of over 8 million, about the same size (give or take a million!) as Xi'an and Hangzhou.
Garden to the ancient Chinese meant home or house and the Garden of ...
... 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.
... off into the night, so our bus back was less than full. They dropped us off somewhere near where we had booked the tour earlier. From there Tammy and I got some noodles for dinner and walked back to the hostel. On our last day in Suzhou we went to a garden - you could say we went to the garden. We went to the Humble Administrator’s Garden, which is the largest garden in Suzhou. That also means it’s probably the busiest garden in Suzhou and it was packed with tourists, but ...