The Old Summer Palace in Winters2016-12-06 10:37:29Share:
In winters, the Old Summer Palace is a beauty in silent that usually perceived by reflecting and apperceiving through minds. Sometimes you feel the taste, yet there are always different levels and charms beyond language. Perhaps it is the original ultra-high Gardening art that melting the poetic conception into the ever-changing landscape in the garden.
The past glory of the Old Summer Palace can only be exhibited as realistic as possible in front of people by using modern digital imaging means to reverse time and space. The Old Summer Palace keeps all views from four seasons with various surprise in each season. Even in frigid winters, there are always breathtaking and vivid views.
Winter mornings in the Old Summer Palace, when you have a walk on the serpentine road by the lake or the bridge over the pond viewing the sceneries, you will feelthe beauty of tranquility, freshness, calmness, perseverance and reality. You see that blue clear sky,sometimes with clouds. After the dark night, a new day has started, the thin ice on the lake and colors reflecting off the surface will for sure make you linger. The Wanghai Tree on the west bank is withered yet remains royally guarding its position. The poplars and weeping willows by the pond are shining in the morning lights, the withered lotusesstill stand firmly to tell the message that they are still alive.
After the beginning of winter,a great part of the lake is still not frozen,the switchgrass has become green and yellow by the shore, winter has slowly begun here.
There is clear sky and cool breeze in the Old Summer Palace in winters. Come to the front of the palace, the first thing that is in your sight is the majestic lions is the door. They are covered by wounds yet still magnificent as if ready for combats anytime and to eat the enemies alive. The Old Summer Palace, a past overwhelming, world-wide shocking palace, is now some wrecked ruins with weeds. If you are there, it will ignite your hatred to imperialism, arise your love to the socialist motherland.
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