Wow, a sunny day!
Checked the park map and picked a route toward the museum in the exact opposite corner of the park.
Masses of camellias:
Veronica persica/Persian Speedwell:
Tamiko on Jinlin Trail:
We went to the small grocery at the Forest BBQ Park, and they had drinks, snacks, and meats ready to grill! Outside, they also grilled for you. This was our 26 RMB ($4) lunch:
Newly transplanted trees had a hole dug next to them:
Forecourt with flags of different countries:
Life-size dragon boat figurehead:
In the China Hall, one of the Chinese Opera musical instruments:
Later that evening, five couples from Grand Gateway/GG alumni met at Lost Heaven Restaurant for dinner. Two couples from the US, one from Portugal, one from Malta with baby son Matteo, and one couple from England, although hubby is Swiss-German.