Smell the fragrance of West Lake Spring despite face masks

Smell the fragrance of West Lake Spring despite face masks. With Covid-19 virus under control, people in the city of Hangzhou are coming out for the fresh spring.

Nanshan Road are in traffic jam

It was a fine day in Hangzhou yesterday. Hangzhou is my home town, about 3 hours’ drive south of Shanghai.

The West Lake is crowded with tourists

The West Lake is crowded with tourists, especially some sections of Nanshan Road are in traffic jam and parking lots are hard to find.

The main street area is full of traffic

Most of the commercial outlets in the city have begun to open one after another.

Biking with face masks

The main street area is full of traffic, basically returning to the busy days of the past – previous to the breakout of covid-19 virus.

Line up buying take-out food

At noon, people line up to buy takeout food. When they line up, they keep 1 meter away from each other.

Take-out food at Zhiweiguan Restaurant

Buying take-out food at baozi shops or at Zhiweiguan Restaurant are very popular.

A well geared man buying food
Most of the commercial outlets are open
Enjoy walking around the city center
Son and Father

At present, there are not many restaurants opened. It is said that at present, the requirements for sit-down restaurants are very high, and most small catering enterprises that are not chain stores cannot meet the requirements set by the local government to brace for coronavirus.

downtown Hangzhou

I walked south along the West Lake from the lakeside park through Liulangwenying Park, and finally come to Changqiao Park to watch the sunset.

Young people walking along the lake

Walking in a loop  for more than ten kilometers, watching, taking photos and enjoying the West Lake spring.

Smell the fragrance of West Lake Spring despite face masks
Weeping willow trees
Weeping willow trees
Family spring outing
Boating on the lake
Beautiful Spring of the West Lake

People wear masks, young and old. Although people are wearing a mask, it seems that the masks don’t damp people’s mood of going out to play.

Take in the fresh air of spring
Immersed in green and flowers
Sea of flowers along the lake

I still smell the fragrance of West Lake Spring despite my face mask.

Boating on the lake
take a break on the lake
West Lake sunset

I still like to take photos of the integration of human beings  and landscape, recording the West Lak spring of 2020 with the brand of  “Novice Coronavirus”.

Tip:  Hassle-free Hangzhou Guided Tours

If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours, here are some options for Hangzhou Guided Tours:

Hangzhou Tour
Hangzhou 4-Day Tour Package
Hangzhou 3-Day Tour Package
Hangzhou Private Tour
Hangzhou Theme Tour
Hangzhou Side Trips
Hangzhou Car Rental with Driver

Further Readings

Top 10 Attractions in Hangzhou
Top 10 Photography Spots in Hangzhou
Night View of West Lake in Hangzhou
The Best hiking trail in Hangzhou
The best time to visit Hangzhou
Hangzhou East Railway Station
Hangzhou Airport Arrival Hall
How to Visit Feilai Peak Grottoes in Hangzhou
Where to stay in Hangzhou
Hangzhou Bicycle Hire
Wushan Night Market in Hangzhou
Pedestrian Streets in Hangzhou
Hangzhou’s Best Bars & Nightclubs
Best Way to Visit Hangzhou from Shanghai
How to Visit Grand Canal Hangzhou
How to Visit Xiling Seal Engravers’ Society
How to Visit Liuhe Pagoda
Hangzhou Tea Plantation
How to Visit Leifeng Pagoda
How to visit Hupao Spring (Tiger Spring) Hangzhou
How to Visit Yellow Dragon Cave in Hangzhou
The Best Place to View Sunrise over West Lake Hangzhou

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