Hangzhou and the West Lake

Hangzhou, the capital of the Zhejiang Province, is known for its most popular tourist destination - the West Lake, or 西湖 in Chinese. Marco Polo described Hangzhou as "the most beautiful and magnificent in the world", and there's even a Chinese saying that goes something like: "Up, there is heaven; down, there is Suzhou and Hangzhou".

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A Weekend in Wuyuan

One of the perks of studying abroad on an established program like UCEAP is the support system that students get before and during their time abroad. UCEAP, or UC Education Abroad Program, is the study abroad program that is available to all students in the University of California system. The program directors enrolled me into my … Continue reading A Weekend in Wuyuan