The Grand Canal
Tour Day 15: Saturday, May 5, 2001
The Trip From Wuxi to Suzhou
This Is A Busy, Busy Canal
No Room For Pleasure Boats Here
Most Carry Coal
They are often so heavily loaded, that it's a wonder that they don't sink.
Many Live On These Boats
The boat in the picture above may be the operator's home. Often they carry potted plants to make things more like home. Perhaps the potted plants serve as their herb garden.
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Page last updated June 18, 2001.