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  • Qianlong’s Marble Boat That Doesn’t Float

    Qianlong’s Marble Boat That Doesn’t Float

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    Remembered by those who have visited as the Marble Boat and known by the Chinese as the Boat of Purity and Ease, is not marble and it is not a boat.  This remarkable structure is a two-story pavilion made of wood that stands at the edge of Lake Kunming – part of the area known…

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Edith Romaine
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A restauranteur’s worst nightmare is an empty dining room. Do you wonder why so many postcards of restaurant interiors show empty dining rooms? So do I! It is doubtful that many were ever mailed, maybe they were pasted in scrapbooks. I was so concerned, I wrote a poem.

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