By now the temperatures were way below freezing and we Floridians were chilly....that just might be the understatement of the century. One thing that was so disappointing is that it was slated to snow the day after we left. It snowed in Paris, the day after we left too.
I am sure the Temple of heaven was incredible but honestly I was so damned cold I couldn't have cared less plus the sound of my chatting teeth blocked out the voice of Jade, our guide. I was also concerned about Lily freezing to death. At one point the only visible part of her was her eyeballs.
|It truly couldn't be anywhere else in the world. That little building was filled by a massive gold Buddha|
|Lily and Jack, Jack was also waiting to get his baby sister. These 2 became fast friends.|
|Lily with Jade, our guide.|
|Clearly the smog is not something that is more than just a rumor. The smog in Beijing swallows entire city blocks.|
|The architecture is amazing.|
|I have no idea what this was because I was only half joking about the chattering teeth. But I think it should be called the Cupcake!|
|top left: snake|
Bottom left: grub
bottom right: some freaky sea creature
|Oh yummy, said no one ever!!|
Bugs and critters.
|Starfish, centipedes and other delicacies. I apparently lost or deleted the photos of all the penises|
The whole place reeked.