Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The romance of Hangzhou - China

There are few places more romantic in China than Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province. Throughout Chinese history, the mystical West Lake has been recounted in numerous poems, stories, and paintings, and today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight attracting families and couples seeking out a relaxing weekend getaway. 

Spend your days boating, biking and exploring the many gardens, pagodas, temples, and bridges dotting the shoreline and many small islands of the lake. And as the sun sets, the West Lake comes alive with the Impression West Lake show to give you a truly magical experience in the most beautiful of settings. Staged entirely on the lake, Impression West Lake is a magnificent light, song, and dance spectacle directed by the famous Zhang Yimou. 

The China Guide offers customized tours of Hangzhou and the rest of China in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. For more information about tours, you might like to check out The China Guide's website. One day I'm going to get myself to China. And find myself in this kind of place, where you can be sure to discover a special kind of mystique.

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