Field School China: Class @ SFU Day 5

On day five (yesterday) we went on a trip to Chinatown to tour the traditional Chinese gardens. Here are my pictures resized to 800×600 to reduce loading times but I might (or still can) increase future pictures to 1280×1024 or bigger if anyone likes larger sized pictures for wallpapers.

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This be the entrance, where we…uh our instructor (Dongya) pays for tickets.

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We are introduced to the garden in a typical Ming living room (not picture here) but outside of the room this is what you would see.

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The very small hundred year old tree can be seen in the left picture and on the right is the view of the other park.

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What doesn’t fit? The tall buildings or this park?

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The tour guide attempts to show us how they wrote calligraphy back in the day and a turtle seeks food.

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No trip is complete without rocks! Yes good ol’ Washington and Daoist chemistry have churned out magic!

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Some moongates and a statue of Sun Yat Sen leads the way to the free park which we did not plan or have time for.

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