Photo Adventure #2: the Forbidden Gardens

koi pond in front of the Forbidden Gardens, Katy, TX

So I found myself in south Texas last week visiting the family. We made our way into Katy (a suburb of Houston) where I lived as a young child. We were on a mission to find the Forbidden Gardens which happened to be across the street from our old neighborhood. Once we arrived, we found a miniature replica of China’s Forbidden City under a 40,000 square foot pavilion. The 80 acre grounds were beautiful with carefully manicured lawns and a large koi pond. The highlight of this attraction was definitely its 1/3 scale 6,000 soldier terracotta army.

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