Suzhou is an ancient city of canals, gardens and silk. It’s also a large, modern city with 10 million people. Only New York and Los Angeles are bigger than that in the U.S.. China has 20 cities bigger than Suzhou! It is in eastern China, not far from the even bigger city of Shanghai.
The Same and Different
What does that place look like? Is there anything I would recognize? I bet everything is very strange. Have a look!
Have you ever seen a . . .
There are always things you’ve never seen before. You can’t possibly see it all. Odd animals. Strange fruit. Bizarre bugs. Check it out!
Some foods are so good, the whole world should be eating them! Take a look at these amazing and yummy foods from China!
So many things are lucky in China. More luck is better, right?
Baseball is one of the United States “favorite past times, but if you went around the world you might notice several other games played with sticks (bats) and balls.
In the U.S., a lot of things were named after presidents or trees (think Jefferson or Washington Elementary School, and Walnut or Elm Street). And, many places have a Main or Market Street. How about China?
I’m Suppose to Do What?
Have you ever felt awkward? Out of place? In a new country like China, there’s a lot not to know. Check here for some tips on fitting in.
Do you speak English? Are you sure? Sometimes the words we use are really from another language. We are all sharing ideas and words whether we know it or not!
World Village Playsets + Imagination = Almost-Like-Being-There World Exploration