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South for the Winter

Posted: November 21st, 2012 by Scott

Winter was catching up with us in the North of China so we decided it was a good time to head further south to try to warm up a bit. So we packed our bags, jumped on another high speed train from Suzhou back to Shanghai to fly out. All our resources said November was […]

Canals and Gardens in Suzhou

Posted: November 12th, 2012 by Scott

Just to get out of the big city for a few days we took the high-speed train to the small town of Suzhou, which has a meager 9.2 million people.  The area is know for it’s Chinese classical gardens, canals, silk making, and who could forget the Squirrel-Shaped Mandarin Fish. We spent the day wandering along Ping Jiang Road, […]

Propaganda and Street Food in Shanghai

Posted: November 9th, 2012 by Courtney

We were worried that visiting Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai would be too much big city for us, but we were pleasantly surprised how much we liked Shanghai. We haven’t been to too many museums on this trip, preferring to get out an about in each place, but in Shanghai we visited two excellent ones, the Propaganda Poster Museum and the […]