The city & gardens of Suzhou 苏州

On the cab ride from ulu Wangshan to Jinji lake 金鸡湖, which is just outside the city center, we passed massive traffic jams on a parallel highway. Seeing that sent my anxiety levels through the roof, and I asked the driver what was the Golden Week situation like…

The Suburbs of Suzhou 苏州

Golden Week. A much welcomed week-long holiday in China, but also the most dreadful period to travel within the country as half of its population is doing the same. Everyone warned me about popular tourist spots, and wished me luck when I told them I planned to visit…

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