Postcards from Hangzhou

A famous bridge on Xihu Lake.

Xihu (West Lake) is the most popular tourist destination in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

Buddha and a baby.

A child poses with a Buddha statue on a busy commercial street in Hangzhou.

A bridge along Xihu Lake.

Xihu is a manmade lake that didn’t come into existence until the 8th century.

View of Xihu and downtown Hangzhou from Leifeng Pagoda.

View of Xihu and downtown Hangzhou from Leifeng Pagoda.