Slender antlerlike chofas, or finials, soared skyward from every edge, adding a sense of movement and delicacy to the large, ponderous structure. Gilt covered nagas, or sacred serpents, wrapped themselves around teakwood gables, their sinuous bodies encrusted with pieces of broken glass and cracked porcelain, their curvaceous tails spiralling towards the sky. On either side of the entrance were two golden chedi sharply pointed spires that sat on top of thick, drumlike bases. The effect was at once dazzling and tranquil, prompting Frankie to smile. Tibi Shearling Toscana Peacoat in Grey as seen on Olivia Palermo Obeauty Black Orchid Jeans Gisele Jeans in Never Too Slate as seen on Olivia Palermo Obeauty Vianel Cream Lizard Iphone Case as seen on Olivia Palermo Obeauty Max&Co Canvas Trainers in Khaki Green as seen on Olivia Palermo Obeauty It’s fabulous,’ she said. But it looks like it should be at Disneyland instead of here on this island.’ It used to be a retreat,’ Zach said, inviting her to join him on the steps of the temple, but because of the war, the monks have gone back to the mainland.
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