Picture of the week: Wild Swimming in China’s Largest Urban Lake


A popular, even if not quite official swimming area on Wuhan’s East Lake. This one is off Donghu Nan Lu, on the south-east side of the lake, near Wuhan University’s main campus. Wikipedia

In countries that have not passed through a sustained period of intolerance towards swimming in the wild opportunities like this abound.

Discover why wild swimmers were at one time chased out of the water in the U.K. by reading: Hung Out to Dry; Swimming and British Culture.

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