Author Archives: Jane Lu

The Umbrella and Hangzhou

There is a theory that China is the invention place of umbrella. It is the important creation of the working people. It was called Deng originally. From the yellow grandeur umbrellas for emperors’ travelling to the rain shelter for common … Continue reading

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Dragon Boat Festival in Hangzhou

Dragon Boat Festival, also known as the DuanWu Festival, starts in the Spring and Autumn period, and has more than 2,000 years of history. In Jiangsu, Shanghai and Zhejiang regions in China, it’s generally considered to commemorate Wu Zixu in … Continue reading

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Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal

The embryo of Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal was firstly dug in The Spring and Autumn Period. From north to south, it crosses four provinces and 2 direct-controlled municipalities and total length is 1,794 km. With a history of more than 2400 … Continue reading

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