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West Lake in Sidney David Gamble's Eyes 2017-02-28
Sidney David Gamble (1890 – 1968) was an economist, humanitarian and photographer who devoted himself to studying the economics of China. During his lifetime, he visited China for four extended periods, first in 1908, and then from 1917 to 1919, 1924 to 27 and 1931 to 1932. During this time, he took over 5,000 black-and-white photos and 30 films, capturing not only the architecture, people and scenery but events significant too. He is now best known for his remarkable and extensive photographs of China, which include ones that depict the West Lake.

Photos Taken by Sidney David Gamble, click to enlarge
       
 Kneeling Statues in Yuefei's Temple  Precious Stone Hill and West lake  Pagoda of Six Harmonies by Qiantang River  Man Dredging on West Lake
       
 Baochu Pagoda and Historical Buildings in Beishan Road  Liu's Village, the present West Lake State Guest House  Precious Stone Hill from Sidney D. Gamble's House  Stone Guardians in Yue Fei Temple
       
 Pagoda of Six Harmonies  People Boating on West Lake  Xiling Bridge  Leifeng Pagoda and the stele of 'Evening Bell Ringing in Nanping Hill'
       
 Leifeng Pagoda  Tianzhu Temple Covered in Snow  West Lake and Bai Causeway from Geling Peak  Jade Ribbon Bridge Connecting Su Causeway and Quyuan Garden
       
 Bai Causeway  People Boating on West Lake  Solitary Hill from Geling Peak  The Arch of Wenlan Pavalion
       
 Pagoda of Six Harmonies  Geling Peak  Bai Causeway  Lenquan Pavalion in Lingyin Temple
     
 Leifeng Pagoda  Tianzhu Temple  Baochu Pagoda

 

 

 

 

 Leifeng Pagoda Taken on Lesser Yingzhou

 Leifeng Pagoda and Monk in Jingci Temple

 Arch of Yuefei's Temple and Lesser Yingzhou

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A Sip of Spring…2017-04-20
To accompany a great coffee, a most enchanting scene is essential. So, for a sip of spring then step into Hangzhou, now in a colorful season enveloped by misty fog, and the perfect place to seek out a cafe or two. The following are a few of our recommendations near to the West Lake Scenic Area.
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A Guide to Traveling Along the Lakeside Park2017-04-19
When you travel to Hangzhou, you can choose an idyllic scenic route adjacent to the West Lake, namely, the Lakeside Park. Lakeside Park lies on the eastern bank of the West Lake in the middle of Hubin Road and the West Lake
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