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Honeymooners - Benjamin March and Dorothy Rowe 2017-05-11
Hangzhou, newly dubbed ‘City of Love’, has been a honeymoon destination for many years - in fact ninety years ago it was in Hangzhou city that the romance of Benjamin March and Dorothy Rowe blossomed and where their hearts and minds were captured along with the beauty of the West Lake and all of its surroundings.

Benjamin March was a respected writer, scholar and curator of Chinese art, one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art in the 1920s and 1930s. In the July of 1925, he married Miss Dorothy Rowe, the daughter of a Methodist missionary in Nanjing and together they travelled to Hangzhou where they honeymooned and photographed extensively. These photos were kept in an album he entitled ‘Summer1925’.

Photos Taken by Benjamin March during the Honeymoon (click to enlarge)
Autumn Moon over the Calm Lake Broken Bridge Teahouse in Stone House Cave The Stone Pagoda in Three Pools Mirroring the Moon
Jade Spring Ligong Pagoda in Lingyin Temple Pagoda of Six Harmonies
Three Pools Mirroring the Moon Precious Stone Hill and West Lake Baochu Pagoda Path Leading to Tiger Spring
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Lotus Flowers – Breezing Us Through History2017-06-27
West Lake, a pearl in Hangzhou’s heavenly earth, features different scenes in different seasons and in summer, the best scene to sprout out is that of the lotus flower. When the time comes, a stretch of lotus flowers can be seen lining the lakes borders and as they sway in the breeze they add cool and charm to the city’s most sweltering summer days.
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Hangzhou’s 20 Must-dos this Summer…2017-06-26
Your summer won’t be complete until you have accomplished the following things, all recommended by Hangzhou natives.
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