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Saturday in Suzhou

My friends and I take a day trip to Suzhou, a city near Shanghai famous for its gardens and canals! We travel to the Couple’s Retreat Garden, the Hanshan Temple Maple Bridge scenic area, and Shantang Street!

Saturday, April 18th, 11:43pm

This Saturday, my friends Yan, Jessica, Gabby, and I all took a trip to Suzhou! Everyone left for the train station bright and early at 8:30am in the morning. We had a little bit of trouble finding each other and buying tickets, but in the end, everything worked out and we all ended up on the train together!

Arriving at the train station
Arriving at the train station (photo by Gabby)

Half an hour later, we arrived in Suzhou! At the train station, we ended up joining a Chinese group tour for the day. All of the tourist destinations in Suzhou are pretty far away from each other, so it was convenient to pay for all our transportation in one lump sum at a discounted rate. Continue reading Saturday in Suzhou