Saturday, November 5, 2011
Yesterday was 94% humidity and today is 96%! No wonder I am always sticky and wet!
We had breakfast at Haya's Mediterranean Restaurant and bought some bagels.
Then went in search of the site of the 2nd National Congress of the Communist Party of China. We had visited the site of the First Congress two times already, and I wrote down the address of the second, just to have a look.
Found just a wall at the corner of Dagu and Chengdu Roads:
representing the campaign for the rights of the workers, farmers, women... along with an intellectual.
The conference room:
The congress took place on July 16-22, 1922. This was when the constitution was drafted.
Desk under the stairs outside the conference room:
Across the alley was the Pingming School:
established by the CPC for women.
A boarding school:
The lane between the congress site and the school:
Shikumen/stone-gate housing style.
In the park behind the congress site:
Took Kent to the Plant & Pet Market.
Name this psittaforme:
Cyanecula suecica/Red-spotted Bluethroat:
Erythrura gouldiae/Gouldian Finches:
The ringing bell of the recycling man: