Slow nar­row­boat to China…

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THIS IS THE LiverBird­ofSuzhou, a nar­row­boat launched and named in Liver­pool be­fore be­ing sent to the city of Suzhou, China to mark the tenth an­niver­sary of a part­ner­ship be­tween the uni­ver­si­ties of the two cities.

Since it was set up in 2006, more than 10,000 stu­dents have stud­ied at XJTLU ( Xi’an-Ji­a­tong Liver­pool Univer­sity) in Suzhou and Liver­pool. To cel­e­brate, an ex­hi­bi­tion is be­ing hosted by Liver­pool Mu­seum’s East meet­sWest ex­hibit, and the boat from lo­cal builder Ain­tree Boats is a gift from Liver­pool to Suzhou.. graf­fi­ mari­naoftheyear­

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