In preparation for creating a 200K ride for the Randonneurs of China (ROCn), I decided to bike from Zhudi Town to Suzhou, about 40 miles away.
Village after village of squalor and garbage everywhere.
Why didn't I take photos? I don't know. Maybe I was just in one of those blue funks because I just can't seem to find a "nice" place to cycle.
So I said to myself: "Self. Take some photos. You promised yourself you'd do that every day and you're failing miserably.".
These first three were of "River Front" views but what got to me was how hard it must be for these folks to eek out a living. Not exactly beach front property.
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Other images along the way:
Caution Sign. But for what? Ummm, watch out there's a house with a big shade tree ahead???