brutti_ma_buoni (brutti_ma_buoni) wrote in photo_scavenger,
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Asia

I don't fly, so you're going to have to bear with me as I stretch myself and my photo collection for these prompts... So, knowing it won't be in Asia, guess where we are?

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This is Brussels, in the winter of 2009, where the Europalia festival had a Chinese theme. This is one of their rather grand but bland pavilion exhibition spaces on the Mont des Arts/Kunstberg, which was completely covered in red and yellow 'Chinese lanterns' (does everyone know what I mean by that? I don't know what they're called outside the UK. Those collapsible paper lampshade things...). As you can see, they were making it into a kind of pavilion. Sadly, I was there when it was closed, and I can't now remember if they were exhibiting something or if this was the teahouse they set up which is all I can find by googling. But it was spectacular, and all the more so for it being very grim and lowering November weather!
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