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2015 - China (Part 3 - Zhujiajiao)

To the old town of Zhujiajiao (朱家角)

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October 27 Tuesday

An early start to avoid the crowds.

朱家角 is an old water town and has a myriad of canals and bridges. It used to be a sleepy little town but has become quite touristy and the main streets are full of cafes, restaurants and shops selling interesting things.

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Part of the Yuanjin Monastery.

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Part of the Yuanjin Monastery.

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Lunch of trotters.

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Canal side restaurants.

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A small restaurant on the canal.

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More canal side restaurants.

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Tourists.

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The old stone bridge.

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The main canal running though the town.

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One of the many bridges across the canals.

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Quite true.

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A very nice canal side house.

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More canals.

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Wei Wei, Lu and Hung.

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Costumed performers.

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A typical Chinese lunch of interesting things.

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