Jinling Jinma Palace Hangzhou
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... wedding photographs taken at the lake. It was a very popular spot and as it is the May day holiday weekend the place is absolutely heaving with people, tour buses and groups all following someone with an umbrella or flag on a pole, all wearing either the same hat, or t-shirt, in case they get lost or separated and all intent on getting the same photograph from the same spot as about a hundred other tourists, a ...
... and we were treated to a glass of April tea. The second stop, the picturesque West Lake, was said to have been created from a pearl dropped by a phoenix and a dragon. The gardens are spectacular and we were surrounded by many visitors, most of them Chinese. After lunch, our third stop was in Hangzhou where we visited an Herb Museum. The pharmacy was built by a wealthy man ...
... and to house the large numbers of monks who attended the Lingyin Si temple.
Once we visited the monastery we headed to visit the main site which is the Lingyin Si temple. Founded in 326 the temple once housed 3,000 monks in more than 70 different halls. It is one of the largest temple complex in China. Since this part of the complex requires an additional fee and the rest of my family was already pretty tired they decided to go ...
We left sunny Shanghai and travelled along the freeway for a few hours to reach the ancient historical capital of Hangzhou, one of 8 capitals in China's history and the home of our sister school, No14 Hangzhou Middle School.
We arrived and were invited to join the senior students celebrate International Day in the school Gym. The students ...
... Mountain and was presented with a cup of Longjing tea. In front of the Hu Gong Temple were 18 tea bushes. Emperor Qianlong was so impressed by the Longjing tea produced here that he conferred these 18 tea bushes special imperial status. The trees are still living and the tea they produce is auctioned annually for more money per gram than gold.
True story! ( apparently)
Besides the spectacular views all around us as we were enveloped by the tea terraces, I ...