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Close encounters with the Chinese toilet

This is easily I think, the best or among the best toilets in China. This should be a tourist attraction in itself. Feel like a bird on a branch as you do your thing on the potty with all of … Continue reading

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In a garden in Suzhou

The classical Chinese garden stands behind tall white-washed walls. More often than not, these were residences of the wealthy and the government officials. Suzhou has several interesting classical walled gardens but this being the quickie Groupon tour, we only got … Continue reading

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Like the many canals criss-crossing the ancient water town of Wuzhen, life meanders here as it has for more than a thousand years. The old wooden houses, cobble-stone alleys, stone bridges and banks of willow look like they come right … Continue reading

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Zipping through China via Groupon

How far does $40 take you in China? All the way to Wuxi, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai apparently. This is the price of a Groupon travel deal – $40 for five days and four nights, all accommodation provided, all meals … Continue reading

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