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Travel Report: Su Causeway, Hangzhou.

Su Causeway, Hangzhou. October 2017. Looking back, it was crazy of Wonderboy and I to tackle Hangzhou’s West Lake right in the eye of the storm that is China’s Golden Week holiday. But hey, we had five days off just like everyone else. Plus we really wanted to see if Hangzhou was as great as everybody […]

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Travel Report: Shuangtou Bridge, Hangzhou.

Shuangtou Bridge, Hangzhou. October 2017. I must have covered every inch of West Lake’s gorgeous parkland during my five days in Hangzhou. One of the lake’s great joys is its beautiful collection of sculpted bridges. My favourite of the bunch is Shuangtou Bridge, located in Changqiao Park near Tangyun Art Gallery.  The bridge provides some truly wonderful […]

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Travel Report: Orioles Singing in the Willows, Hangzhou.

Orioles Singing in the Willows, Hangzhou October 2017. A trip to the Chinese city of Hangzhou mainly centres on one thing: the shimmering, dreamy majesty of West Lake. Surrounded by misty green hills and lush parkland as far as the eye can see, this booming city of 8.7 million stands as one of China’s most […]

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Travel Report: Leifeng Pagoda, Hangzhou.

Leifeng Pagoda Hangzhou. October 2017. Wherever you happen to be on Hangzhou’s West Lake, you simply can’t miss the mystical form of Leifeng Pagoda jutting dramatically out of the greenery. It really does cut a handsome figure, even on a smoggy day like this one. Hence Wonderboy and I decided we would slowly make our […]

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