Canada‘s largest Chinatown is just a few blocks away from the cobble-stoned Gastown and the busy streets of the downtown area—a great stop if you’re on a bike ride or foodie tour. It’s also a National Historic Site of Canada as of last year.
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November 1, 2011
In China‘s Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), elite scholars would spend most of the day in their intricately designed gardens, using these spaces for both work and contemplation. The philosophy behind these classical gardens revolves around a collaboration between rock, water, plant, and architecture – the typical Taoist belief that opposites can create harmony together when in balance.