A Day in Tongli

Sarah Duncan
October 25, 2013

Last weekend we took a short trip out to the nearby ancient water-town of Tongli.  It was very beautiful, and nice place to escape the hustle and bustle of  Shanghai!  It was well worth a trip outside of the city. The first street you will encounter in Tongli. Good luck bridge, named because it resembles the Chinese number 8. A tiger to guard the door. One of the many grand entrance halls in an ancient housing complex. Students listen as a tour guide explains the complex layout. One of the ponds inside a housing complex. A group photo at the pond! A nice, quiet place to sit for a while. A room in the wedding museum where the ceremony would take place. A view of the canals from a bridge. Some gondola workers relax in their boats as they wait for their next customers. A photo from our gondola tour. Returning from our gondola tour. Students enjoy a gondola ride through the town. Until next time...

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<p><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">My name is Sarah Duncan and I am a junior at Davidson College pursuing a degree in Political Science with a minor in Chinese Studies. I am a member of the Women&#39;s Lacrosse Team, and I also enjoy running, hiking, and skiing. I am originally from Houston, Texas, but I have been lucky enough to travel frequently with my family and experience a variety of cultures. I am very excited to settle down in a new place for a while, and I look forward to sharing my experiences with y&#39;all!</span></p>

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