From Putuo Island, we took an express boat to Zhoushan, then from Zhoushan we took a bus to a famous ancient watertown (town built on water), Wuzhen.
The first building we have encountered is actually quite modern, the local art museum.
The renovated town.
Tie dye mill.
Stove heats the plants to dye the clothing.
Sauce and pickle shop.
Shops along the street selling drinks for cheap.
Museum for the famous author Mao Dun, who lived here for a long time.
His traveling gear.
His office, where he worked.
Hall with display of different seals.
At the entrance of his house.
The little pond in front of the library.
Harry Potter books.
The statue of a famous ancient educator in front of the libaray.
Traditional Bridal Museum.
Bride’s wedding carrier.
Model of a wedding setup.
Bride’s ceremonial headgear.
gates between the courtyards.
Where the groom’s parents sit.
Famous pork feed and stomach noodles, probably the most expensive bowl of noodles I have had yet.
Our tickets to the town also served as postcards, sending those to our parents in the U.S.
Hammering out cookies.