Breathing the Free Air in Suzhou

Suzhou, famed as the “Venice of the Orient”, boasts too many attractions, such as the Grand Canal, pagodas, classical gardens and water villages. During the National Day holiday, I came to Nanjing. After 2-day hang-out in Nanjing, we bought train ticket to Suzhou, which is near Nanjing. After one hour, we arrived at Suzhou. Alike […]

A Special Suzhou along the Grand Canal

The Grand Canal was once notorious in Chinese history, because the emperor Yang of Sui Dynasty built it for his self entertainment. Then as historians came to realize its great value in enhancing communication between the north and the south and promoting the economic development of the whole country, it regained reputation and status in […]