Monthly Archives: August 2011

Harley-Davidson — Suzhou

When you hear the brand name Harley-Davidson – AMERICAN – is the first thing that comes to mind. Since 1907 these large motorcycles have slowly become an American icon now recognized around the world. No big surprise to see a Harley or two while in China, but very surprised to see a brand new Harley-Davidson dealer in […]

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Tongli – Part 1 of 2

Tongli is a very well-preserved water town that is about 30 minutes away from Suzhou. This town dates at least as far back as 1,000 years. Most of the buildings in the historical area of Tongli date back to the Ming dynasty. I read that this water town is relatively new in the tourist list of attractions, but I […]

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Shanghai Auto Show

Today, Shanghai is preparing for the first typhoon of the season. From Shanghai Daily… “THIS year’s first typhoon alert was issued this morning as Muifa was moving closer to Shanghai, packing winds of up to 162 kilometers per hour and threatening havoc for the next two days, weatherman said.” We will see how this one […]

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