Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Jinji Lake 金鸡湖 or Golden Rooster Lake in Suzhou

Jinji Lake

Jinjihu Road, Wuzhong DistrictSuzhou 215000China

On board the bus (37 seater) bound for Jinji Lake in Suzhou

Our group has 11 people (minus my husband) 
and since I am the photographer,
there are 8 here, as Bessie and her mum are  in front 

Jinji Lake (simplified Chinese金鸡湖traditional Chinese金雞湖pinyinJīnjī Húliterally Golden Rooster Lake) is a small fresh water lake located in the central part of Suzhou Industrial Park. It occupies an area of 7.18 square kilometers and its average depth is about 2.5 to 3 meters. There are two man-made islands in the lake
So romantic: the only couple in our group
The tour leader and her spouse

Then these girls started having inspiration to strike some poses as they see fit
Golden rooster pose
jubilant rooster pose
nonchalant shrug shoulder rooster pose
four hands Siamese dancer pose
one legged rooster pose
building in the shape of a bottle opener
6 more poses

weather was very pleasant and cold!
Jinji Lake, the largest inland city lake in China, was named so because legend has that a golden rooster (Jinji) once fell into a boat on the lake.
Jinji Lake Scenic Spot has become a popular gathering place for leisure visitors, so that it deserves the title of Suzhou’s “New Heaven on Earth” in the 21st century.
we make the most serene and tranquil surrounding look absolutely fun!!

" As the core area in SIP, Jinji Lake Scenic Area occupies 10 square kilometers. Jinji Lake Scenic Area layouts according to the city's business travel functions, so that SIP itself is a scenic area and business is done in a tour. Nearly 8,953 million RMB is invested in the five functional spots here, Including Cultural Convention and Exhibition Spot, Fashion & Shopping Spot, Leisure & Diverse Spot, Urban Sight-seeing Spot and Central Waterscape Spot. With the international lakeside design and romantic landscape, Jinji Lake Scenic Area attracts a multitude of leisure visitors. People can take the special touring bus around the lake to enjoy the complete picture of the lake. "

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