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2015 - China (Part 2 - Suzhou)

To Suzhou (苏州)


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Sunday 25 October

A day trip to the old city of Suzhou, an hour's drive on the motorway.

Being China, food was the first order of the day. The noodles were very good.

From there we walked around the city centre. Very busy.

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Down town Suzhou.

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Another part of Suzhou.

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Main shopping street in Suzhou.

The next stop was "The Humble Administrator's Garden (拙政园). These are a set of beautiful gardens, pools and pavilions dating from the mid 1500s.

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Smile. Near the main entrance gate to the garden.

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Group photo time.

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A peaceful lake in the gardens.

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One of the many pavilions in the gardens.

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One of the many pavilions in the gardens.

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Inside the garden.

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A secluded spot in the gardens.

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The Mountain in View Pavilion.

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Reflections in the pool.

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The Wavy Waterside Corridor.

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The Wavy Waterside Corridor.

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The Pagoda Reflection Pavilion.

From there, back home to Shanghai.
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