Today I went to two places: this temple, pictured above, where it had snowed and was extraordinarily beautiful. This was also the first time in my life I have seen snow fall from the sky, and played in freshly fallen snow. I went with my South African friend, Mario, and it was a first for him too. So of course, we immediately had to act like children and stomp around, kick snow in the air, and throw it at each other. This earned us quite a few stares from the local nuns (pictured below sweeping a bridge).
It was easily in the top 5 of the most beautiful things I've ever seen. Beautiful enough to make me forget the awful headcold I was battling before I got there. While I was there I stopped sneezing, coughing, and generally feeling terrible. when we left, it was back to snorting and swallowing phlegm by the bucketload and hacking up pieces of my throat and wanting to find the nearest bed.
But instead of that, we went out and ate a lot of meat:
So now I'm going to bed, and hopefully when I wake up, I won't feel like somebody stuff jam up my nose, and glass down my throat.