Tag Archives: Jiangsu

Suzhou

Suzhou, water way, river, channel and boat

There is an old Chinese saying that states “Heaven has the Paradise and the Earth has Hangzhou and Suzhou”. Certainly Suzhou is a beautiful city. It was founded in 514 B.C. and it is called the Venice of China. You can take a look the following pictures and guess why. I hope you enjoy.   Click on a picture to see it, once opened use the arrow keys on your keyboard to browse back and forward. If the captions are

Faces of Clay

Sculpting faces in China

While traveling in the city of Suzhou, I saw a very talented man who was sculpting the bust of two people. It is common to see drawing artists, but I don’t usually see sculptures in the street offering their services. You can see the talent of the man in the following pictures. To see the picture, click on it and you can then navigate using the arrow keys of the keyboard. To close the enlarged preview press ESC or click