Tang (dynasty) Paradise and Solar Eclipse


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January 16th 2010
Published: January 16th 2010EDIT THIS ENTRY

The solar eclipse is a once in a lifetime occurrence here, and we got to see it from the Tang Paradise, a theme park that celebrates the "best" of the Tang dynasty.


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Eclipse at EveningEclipse at Evening
Eclipse at Evening

Eclipse from Tang Paradise
Roof LineRoof Line
Roof Line

Looking at some of the rooflines against the sky was very relaxing for me.
Performance Hall/PavilionPerformance Hall/Pavilion
Performance Hall/Pavilion

Lighting is an important part of the architecture/design in China.
Ladies HallLadies Hall
Ladies Hall

Reception Rooms in Ladies Hall
Black PeopleBlack People
Black People

Many of the great nations were impacted by the slavery of Africans. I am trying to remain polite.
SlaverySlavery
Slavery

Here is how they write it...
Prayers to BuddhaPrayers to Buddha
Prayers to Buddha

People offer incense to Buddha and then tie a red ribbon on for good luck and blessings.


21st January 2010

Ladies Hall/Tang Dynasty
What exactly is the ladies hall? Tang Dynasty? Black people as slaves back then? It's interesting to see how far back and how widespread slavery was.

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