Shanghai Hangzhou

Shanghai Hangzhou (2014 May)

Hangzhou is well known for its natural beauty and historical & cultural heritages.

Tea Plantation

Our day started with a trip to the tea plantation. Hangzhou is also famous with its “LongJing” tea ( 龙井茶). Well, this visit includes a ‘shopping’ slot. The professional promoter introduced and promoted their tea so enthusiastically.
I was one of their purchaser. I still have lots of leftover longjing that I bought. So wasted.  :cry:

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Our Hangzhou local tour guide. Quite entertaining.

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Sample of Longjing tea

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Tea frying

Hangzhou Friendship Hotel West Lake Revolving Restaurant

This probably was the best meal during this trip. Located on the 20th floor of the Friendship Hotel, this restaurant offers food of Chinese, American, Japanese and Thai flavors. Diners can enjoy the magnificent view of West Lake while having their meal.

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The ‘magnificent’ view

Lei Feng Tower

Lei Feng Tower, also known as the West off Pagoda. This Pagoda has become China’s first bronze-coloured pagoda.

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Boat Ride at West Lake & LiuHe Pagoda

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Long Bridge Park