Wednesday, December 9, 2009

West Lake, Shangai, China

West Lake is located in the western area of Hangzhou's historic center. There are dozens of lakes called West Lake worldwide, but "West Lake" usually refers to the Hangzhou West Lake. It is surrounded by mountains on three sides. The average depth of West Lake is 2.27 meters.West Lake is not only famous for its picturesque landscape, it is also associated with many scholars, national heroes and revolutionary martyrs, thus embracing many aspects of Chinese culture. In addition, many ancient buildings, stone caves and engraved tablets in surrounding areas are among the most cherished national treasures of China, with significant artistic value.

whatta great postcard, the lake looks so peaceful. thank you Jun Wan!

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