We again took a train at Hangzhou to go to Shanghai. The distance was about 180 kilometres and the train took around two hours to cover the distance. As I recorded earlier, those days the Chinese trains were more or less like what we had then and perhaps continue to have even today. Hangzhou and […]
DESTINATIONS; CHINA (1982): HANGZHOU.
Hangzhou, earlier Hangchhow, is only 100-odd kilometres away from Suzhou and is another beautiful city in the Yangtze basin. It is also ancient and has been the capital of Southern Song Dynasty from the 12th Century until Mogul invasions of the 13th Century. Reckoned as one of the most beautiful cities of China, Hangzhou […]
DESTINATIONS: CHINA (1982): NANKING.