Thursday, April 7, 2011
A 19th century residence, a 20th century hospital (yellow), and a 21st century Metro station entrance.
I just wanted to look at some plant guide books to help identify flowers and trees, but you can't even enter the browsing rooms without a library card. And I couldn't apply for a card today because our passports are still in process of getting new long term visas.
Friday, April 8th
Another visitor to Shanghai. I haven't been able to identify from what part of China she hails:
A young man was weaving his feet around small cones, his feet being on.. two halves of a skateboard? Two mini-inline skateboards?
White and purple lilacs:
Mystery purple flower on 2-ft. stalks:
At the far end of the park, BASF employees were meeting for a barbecue:
We perused the two room gallery with miscellaneous art, half by unknown Russian artists.
A large bit of limestone stalagmite used as decoration:
When it was dark, you could see blinking lights on large kites flying high in the sky.