Suzhou, sometimes called the Venice of China due to its canals and waterways, is a city of 6 million people located approximately 90 minutes west of Shanghai. Described as a naturally beautiful place, Suzhou is known for its silk industry.
Morning Exercise, Shanghai - Early risers perform traditional morning exercises on the Bund, Shanghais famous riverfront boulevard. Stretching and low-impact exercise have been staples in Chinese culture for centuries. - Photograph by Justin Guariglia.