The Opposite House
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... the name to be only a flattering exaggeration; brothers and sisters, was I ever wrong. It is, after all, the largest palace complex in the world. Little wonder the Emperors took for themselves such crowds of concubines; something had to have been done to utilize all the real estate. A bewildering array of imperial audience halls occupy the longer north-south axis; beyond these (walking from the australian Meridian Gate) are found the erstwhile living quarters of ...
... and centre - truly shocking. We have some bad habits but when you see a middle aged lady do that noise which can only be described as clearing your throat, followed by the most almighty gob on floor , you stop In amazement and simply wet yourself laughing. Third and finally - women walking around with brollies - no they are not over prepared in case of rain - they use brollies to block the sun. The more pale the women - the more men are attracted to them. We will go ...
... to our own
With the quality of the outdoor air having improved to be
deemed safe, lunchtime actives were again filled with friendly rivalry, in
Australia Vs China basketball games. An activity proven to now be the most favourite
amongst all students. Another popular lunchtime activity was shuttlecock, also
luring the teachers back into their youth, with Mr Jim Dowie from VU college,
and Dr Zara jumping in ...
... with yet another statue. For both, photos were not allowed (I think for fear of flash damages [religious reasons too?]). The entire area was gorgeous and I kept heading down with a great look on the giant lake and the tiny island. When I reached the bottom, I decided to take a look at the western portion of this palace and found a few other interesting buildings, but nothing worth specifically mentioning.
I went to the foot of the hill and paid about ...
... in pretty much anything & you can download music for free, and totally legal. How cool is that. Needless to say we’ve been updating our music library, as we play the i-pod so much without a decent radio station or decent tv, that we’re a little bored after 7 months!
Hoping to speak to Mum tonight, Skype has been pretty rubbish quality at the moment, so hope it’s ok for now & Christmas day. If anyone wants to say happy Christmas ...