lake which occupies three quarters of the area of the Summer Palace,
beautiful and provides a breathtaking view of Foxiangge, the Temple
Virtue. We could only imagine how beautiful a sight it would have
been on a crystal
clear day. To bad it was so hazy, but we still enjoyed it.
The bridges crossing the water were great photo opportunities. John,
my brother-in-law, took the picture at far left.
in the distance
examples of Chinese architecture
adorned every building on the palace grounds
to the next page to discover the beauty of the gardens with its
manicured walkways, bridges, doorways and buildings. You won't be