Cruise on the Grand Canal - SupChina

Cruise on the Grand Canal

Boats cruise on the Grand Canal in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. Also called the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal (京杭大运河 jīng háng dàyùnhé), it is the longest artificial river in the world and connects Beijing with Hangzhou. The oldest part of the canal was built in the fifth century B.C.

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Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.