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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #10 on: 17 April 2012, 12:03:17 »
wonderful!!

have you guys to a place where our famous Red Hat Merchand lived (紅頂商人,胡雪巖), i went there about 11yrs ago right after our Marlon introduced me the book....紅頂商人.....i wish i can go there again for 2nd time...but no time...if you can could update would be perrfect...

 ;D ;D ;D

I did not. But oo8 did.

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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #11 on: 17 April 2012, 12:04:53 »
a video to show the forging process of LongQuan Sword!

Is it for sale?

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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #12 on: 17 April 2012, 12:55:20 »
wonderful!!

have you guys to a place where our famous Red Hat Merchand lived (紅頂商人,胡雪巖), i went there about 11yrs ago right after our Marlon introduced me the book....紅頂商人.....i wish i can go there again for 2nd time...but no time...if you can could update would be perrfect...

 ;D ;D ;D

Will show you some pictures later......
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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #13 on: 17 April 2012, 13:35:15 »
Is it for sale?
Yes, I bought one for my son.  There are a few "Renowned" makers there selling their products at very high price. (well, we foot the bills on their advertisement)  In the meantime, there are also a lot of inferior makers so it really takes time to find the right one.  It takes 20 days to deliver our order.  See sample picture.  Master Zou is very patient explaining the details of sword-making.  I may order another for myself after confirming their quality from my son's toy.
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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #14 on: 17 April 2012, 14:53:45 »
Yes, I bought one for my son.  There are a few "Reowned" makers there selling their products at very high price. (well, we foot the bills on their advertisement)  In the meantime, there are also a lot of inferior makers so it really takes time to find the right one.  It takes 20 days to deliver our order.  See sample picture.  Master Zou is very patient explaining the details of sword-making.  I may order another for myself after confirming their quality from my son's toy.

Wow, I would like to see and get one too!

I once went to a modern master sword maker exhibition in Macau, and find it very interesting!

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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #15 on: 17 April 2012, 17:19:29 »
Some of the photos from Karen and my walk along the Sudi causeway.

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q, I resized your pictures a bit for faster loading.

The original full size pictures were zipped and attached at the end.
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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #16 on: 17 April 2012, 19:55:00 »
Some of the photos from Karen and my walk along the Sudi causeway.
I like the second one that associates me a place in JiaXing called Foggy-Rain Building 嘉興煙雨樓!
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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #17 on: 17 April 2012, 19:55:35 »
Wow, I would like to see and get one too!

I once went to a modern master sword maker exhibition in Macau, and find it very interesting!
Will let you know and see it once delivered. 
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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #18 on: 17 April 2012, 23:21:59 »
Here are the pictures that I took. The hotel and my room.....

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Re: Hangzhou in the Spring 四月杭州 (2012)
« Reply #19 on: 17 April 2012, 23:25:20 »
I reduced the size of photos so the resolution may not be too good.....

The outside of my room....This first one is the view from my room. The third one is the left side of the small garden, the creek can lead us to West Lake. The last one is the view of the right hand side.
「吾心信其可行,則移山倒海之難,終有成功之日。吾心信其不可行,則反掌折枝之易,亦無收效之期也。」