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China - riding around Songshanhu
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Bill requested this. I will try to find more pictures to add to this.

Here are a couple pictures of riding around Songshanghu (Songshan Lake or Reservoir) in Dongguan City, China

http://s211.photobucket.com/albums/bb8/dianemisso/Biking%20in%20China/

The bike path is approximately 31km all the way around. The path goes across a levee at one end, and across a dam at the other end, thus it is not completely around the lake.

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Nigel
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Ssimply awesome Nigel! Looks like a lot of fun!!!! I figured it would a little cooler over there but I maybe wrong lol. Nice tandem your riding!!!
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Hi Bill;

Dongguan's climate is like Houston TX - hot and humid much of the year. Keep in mind the China has approximately the same land area as the USA, and it's southern and northern extremes are at appproximately the same latitudes as the USA's extremes.
Nigel
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You know I didn't really think about that lol. Like the scenery though, guess things have changed over the years huh? Ever thinking about riding along the Great Wall to some aspect?
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#5
Very kewl Nigel. While there maybe you can try riding around the Three Gorges Dam before leaving. Don't forget photos. Smile

Steve
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more pictures
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These pictures are all from 24 July 2011. It was HOT and HUMID that day.

I am in the USA now, going to China in Feb. Not going to be anywhere near the Great Wall or Three Gorges....
Nigel
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Hey nigel nice pics Smile . In the 4th pic what is the "netting" for ? Looks like you two were having a blast! Very cool.
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(01-17-2012, 05:20 AM)Bill Wrote:  Hey nigel nice pics Smile . In the 4th pic what is the "netting" for ? Looks like you two were having a blast! Very cool.
fishing; or to keep fish in one area or the other.
Nigel
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#9
Looks cool Nigel, I see ya sporting a little calf cleavage. Must be all that commuting paying off !
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