Monthly Archives: May 2011

May – A few random photos

Twelve pictures showing some miscellaneous captures from May taken around Suzhou. Organizing pictures so that they can be retrieved easily can be a big challenge when you take several hundred pictures per week. This week I am a bit short of time since our two daughters are visiting for two-week. Will be posting pictures of […]

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Just Across our Street

Just across the street from our apartment is the largest municipal park in China. What makes this park very special is Jinji Lake; this lake is one of the largest in China and is the centerpiece of the park. On one end (just across our apartment building) is Li Going Di; the only causeway in […]

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Shan Tang Jie Street

A 1,500-year old street lining one of Suzhou’s many canals, Shan Tang Street connects the ancient Stone Road (Shi Lu), in the old city center, to Tiger Hill (Hu Qiu) and gets trod on from end to end during Suzhou’s Ga Shen Xian festival. A couple of weeks ago we had a business dinner in one of […]

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Humble Administration Garden

This garden is the largest in Suzhou and generally considered the finest in Southern China. The day was sunny and cool; spring flowers showing their bright colors for a large crowd to enjoy. We hired a tour guide to ensure we got the most out of this tour. It took us about 1 hour and […]

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