Chongqing University on a dreary day, but still beautiful

Buzz of the Orient
04/09/17 08:51:16AM

Chongqing University on a dreary day, but still beautiful

Today I really didn't want to go out. The weather wasn't good, but my wife talked me into going to see the botanical gardens on the campus of Chongqing University.  Chongqing Normal University which is across the street from our home has a lovely campus, and Sichuan Fine Arts Institute is around the corner and I had never seen such a beautifully forested campus with magnificent flowers and statues there, but todays tour was the most magnificent campus I've yet seen, and it is only 2 bus stops away, or a long walk if I were to feel like it. We spent most of our time in the botanical gardens on the campus, and although the sun didn't shine, here is a bit of what we saw.

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5   Wherever you go in China, you will find a pagoda.
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6   Fortunately for me, English is the second language in China.

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8   The water is brown, not blue.
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9   A closer view.

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10   Lots of explanatory signs, making a stroll a learning experience.

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17   And now a gallery of brilliant minds - first of all Albert Einstein.

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18   Madame Marie Curie

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19   Sir Isaac Newton

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21    And a final bouquet

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