GreenTree Inn Suzhou Wuzhong Business Hotel
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... 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.
Day 4|Sunday Bullet Train today, 350 km a hour for 5 hours. It went quite fast surprisingly. Today we said goodbye to Jerry and hello to George and Tracey. We stayed in Suzhou at The Garden Hotel. That afternoon we went on a canal cruise through the big and small canals! It was beautiful and is known in China as The Venice of the ...
... and hauled them back to their gardens and threw them into the pond or lake. There they waited for 50 years until the sons of the fathers removed them to use in the garden. Weaknesses in the limestone would have been developed and eaten away by the water until large holes had appeared to give the rock significance and character. Thereby, the father honours his son and adds to his gravitas.