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3 Busy Days, 12-15, Downtown Hangzhou

CHINA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Views [440]

The public lecture on American Sculpture was well attended. From the number of cell phones out taking pictures of the images, it seemed there was real interest or at least curiosity about some of the art. The relaxed atmosphere at dinner afterwards was ... Read more >

Tags: apple, crowds, cultural patterns, hangzhou, social life, targa nuts, west lake, wu hill, wushan square

Day 2: Serendipity & Discovery

CHINA | Sun, 5 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Views [286]

Still adjusting to the new time zone, we found ourselves eating slices of mango with a handful of cashews at 2 AM, but went back to sleep until after 6. Our hotel offers breakfast late on Sunday, with similar things (noodles, eggs, fruit, rice porridge) ... Read more >

Tags: air quality, hangzhou, longjian tea, new century market

Photos: First Days in Hangzhou

CHINA | Sat, 4 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Photo Gallery

arriving, eating. walking around the hotel area
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Tags: architecture, food, hangzhou

First Night, First Day in Hangzhou

CHINA | Sat, 4 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Views [370]

First Night, First Day In Hangzhou   Perhaps because it came after our 15 hour flight, the longest part of arriving seemed to be the 5 hours it took to get from Shanghai to Hangzhou. We passed through customs and our hosts met us without incident, ... Read more >

Tags: architecture, china academy of art, food, hangzhou

A short hop to Shanghai

CHINA | Fri, 5 Sep 2014 | By daveonhols | Views [678]

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, then perhaps a seven thousand mile train journey should start with a metaphorical one hour hop from Hangzhou to Shanghai.   It was arguably a Chinese train that brought me to Singapore, ... Read more >

Tags: china, hangzhou, shanghai, train

The Leisure Bicycle Ride around West Lake, Hangzhou

CHINA | Mon, 8 Oct 2012 | By emacinat | Views [1433] | Comments [3]

Think about the words “Leisure bicycle ride around West Lake.”  What images does this conjure in the western mind?  Maybe you think about riding a sleek 21-speed mountain bike along the green belt in Boise, even riding out to Lucky ... Read more >

Tags: bicycle ride, hangzhou, west lake

Photos: Hangzhou Sights

CHINA | Mon, 8 Oct 2012 | By emacinat | Photo Gallery

General Shots, Lingyin Temple, Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Southern Song Dynasty Guan Kiln Museum
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Tags: china, hangzhou, lingyin temple

West lake, a restored temple and a Zoroastrian

CHINA | Wed, 26 Sep 2012 | By laris | Views [350]

This morning the squirrel knocked at the window while eating the sunflower seeds left overnight. He liked the trick, and soon other squirrel came to join. Pity they were so ashamed to come closer, and both run away we heard any noise ... Read more >

Tags: china, hangzhou, zoroaster

Hangzhou: a place to fell in love with

CHINA | Mon, 24 Sep 2012 | By laris | Views [413]

We left Shanghai yesterday in a “ bullet train” and it kept the promise of a smooth and fast journey. So fast I couldn' t believe we had arrived until I saw the signs all over the station. Clean, silent and comfortable, the train left Shangai ... Read more >

Tags: china, hangzhou, hostel


CHINA | Tue, 12 Jun 2012 | By wi-niko | Views [870]

12 June 2012 Hangzhou is the New York Hamptons of China.  A relaxing but luxe place for the rich to retreat and vacation.  Aside from that it has many domestic travelers and is known for its classical Chinese beauty "Heaven on Earth". ... Read more >

Tags: beauty, biking, china, hangzhou, mingtown hostel, nanshang lu, west lake

China unabashed…

USA | Fri, 29 May 2009 | By kimberlyanne | Views [870]

So I realize there are a lot of things I want to say about china and my experience there that I’m not for fear of offending someone… but what good does it do to hold my tongue? It doesn’t benefit myself. It doesn’t benefit others who are thinking of traveling ... Read more >

Tags: china, hangzhou, prejudice, travel

China - Haggling (with an adjunct on eating for cheap and the 2 MUSTS to bring to China)

USA | Tue, 26 May 2009 | By kimberlyanne | Views [939] | Video

OK so the secret to haggling is – you can’t want it. If you don’t want it, you hold all the cards. The best deals I got were when I didn’t give a flying F if they sold it to me or not. Here are some examples: I walked into a scroll shop on HaFeng ... Read more >

Tags: china, eating for cheap, food, friends, hafeng, haggling, hangzhou, scorpion eating, travel, yangshuo

Hangzhou China - Excerpt 2

USA | Fri, 8 May 2009 | By kimberlyanne | Views [974]

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 Tons o' Pics HERE!!!! The weather has been fantastic!! It’s been around 60 degrees both day and night!!! The other day, Monday I think it was, our fellow students arrived. There are about 18 of us I think. They are ... Read more >

Tags: acupuncture, china, food, hangzhou, recovery, student, study, traveling, west lake

Hangzhou China Day 1

CHINA | Mon, 16 Mar 2009 | By kimberlyanne | Views [733]

Saturday March 14th, 2009 – China Of course it’s a given that when you go to another country everything is totally and completely different. So it’s no surprise here that this is also so. I might have my own room at the local youth hostel in the best ... Read more >

Tags: china, food, hangzhou, west lake


CHINA | Wed, 4 Feb 2009 | By glimmerwing | Views [864]

Before I left shanghai,, I got a message from Vanessa saying that herself and romain were coming to the train station to pick me up. I was getting really excited and was looking forward to seeing to them. I walked out of the station and I didn't see them ... Read more >

Tags: hangzhou, hot pot, losing bag


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