Experiencing Generations of History and Art at National Museum of China, Beijing

Seated by the side of a wide window in a Chinese Outline classroom, in the fourth floor of the Graduate Building, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), I was passionately watching the beautiful campus scenery and the historic buildings of Beijing very far to the north of the campus. At the same time, being fascinated by the falling yellow leaves of the high standing trees beside me, which signal the arrival of winter, I was struggling with myself to bring back my attention to the classroom lecture.