Jinjiang Inn Suzhou Xiangcheng Avenue
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... s Garden. While lovely, it was crowded and not free. Riley and Jordan joined us for s boat tour of the famous canals of Suzhou. We negotiated a 'deal' for five of us to go for the price of one: ¥120. We soon learned why. We were herded into a small, crowded room full of others, then herded onto a tour bus. What was sold to us as a 50 minute circular tour of the canals turned out to be a long bus ride followed by a cursory ride on a boat followed by a stop at ...
... a bus available that could fit us all. This gave us time to get some breakfast and find the right gate so it passed quickly. The bus itself was fine, a little cold but most of us had a nap since it took an hour. It was also raining heavily in Tongli so we took an electric tourist buggy into town. The entrance ticket to the old town had be included in our bus ticket (optional) so we were all set to go over the ...
... than I was aware. We had our maps and GPS though so set off walking to Suzhou museum and the Humble Administrator's Garden. On the way we stopped at an art gallery which had a great mix of works from war to landscape and people and the place, although small, was genuinely interesting and thought provoking. It also provided a welcome break from the rain and some recently refurbished western style toilets (I am reliably informed). Onwards, we accidentally went into a museum ...
... we discussed at length the long tem effects of the development boom in Shanghai. There is a bubble, but if/when it will burst is anybody's guess. At the end we had no conclusions. All I could do was take in all the sights and sounds of the city...
... were beautiful reminders of Chinese attentiveness for detail and precision. Mandarin ducks swimming in the cool waterbodies represent love in the Chinese culture because if one partner dies then the other will starve to death.
A ride on the Chinese boat along the canal while listening to the boatman singing a love ballad was the high point of the day.