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Sharing Beautiful Pictures of Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Wuxi in Summer.

Popularity 1Viewed 4680 times 2016-8-24 15:03 |System category:Life| travel, Hangzhou, Wuxi, 3 Kingdoms

In the searing Summer heat of 35-42 degrees centigrade, I enthusiastically rode on my rented red-bicycle, trot, tacked along with a tour-group, sweated, toweled, drank bottled-water, and ice-creamed my way through all the must-see tourist spots. Hopping on and off air-conditioned buses (using the convenient swipe-card) and collecting new bicycles at each of the hundreds of bicycle bays around the city, was --- fun! Here are some photos to share for my Summer work-out and holiday fun. Hope you enjoy the photos!

Hangzhou rental bicycles

Hangzhou West Lake area

Hangzhou Zoo

Hangzhou Zoo

Hangzhou Zoo

Hangzhou Zoo

Hangzhou shopping street

Hangzhou night market

Pleasant bicycle lanes

Bicycle lanes

Bicycle rides and scenery

Hangzhou G20 meeting next week.

Wuxi 3 Kingdoms studio

3 Kingdoms live show

3 Kingdoms show

3 Kingdoms wooden warships

Wuxi Lingshan

Wuxi Lingshan Great Buddha site

Mini-melons at supermarket

Wuxi Taihu boat ride

Wuxi boat ride

Wuxi boat ride

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Reply Report RonJaDa 2016-9-19 03:49
nice pictures - thanks for sharing them
Reply Report waterdroplets 2016-9-20 00:53
Thanks, RonJ. Travel brings experience with different peoples and cultures, and variety is the SPICE of life!

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