Travel Blogs from Emeishan, China

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On the Holy Mountain, Emeishan, China travel blog

On the Holy Mountain

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... . Despite the temptation to stay in comforting arms of Chengdu, the next day we agree to jump on a bus to Emeishan, one of 4 holy Buddhist mountains in China. The idea is to get transport to the top (3500m) and walk down over 2 days, stopping in a ...

Volcanoes and extinctions, Emeishan, China travel blog

Volcanoes and extinctions

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... new study published in Science this week, a team of geologists shows that massive volcanic explosions in the Emeishan province in southwest China happened right before a global mass extinction 260 million years ago. Scientists have debated the cause of ...

Walking, Steps, Walking, Monkeys, Emeishan, China travel blog

Walking, Steps, Walking, Monkeys

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... and gave me the impression she thought it acceptable behaviour. This is where these people live. This is their life. This is real china. Who are we disrespect the conditions they live in, just because they are different or less clean than our own. Im sure ...

Pandas, Giant Buddhas and Monasterys, Emeishan, China travel blog

Pandas, Giant Buddhas and Monasterys

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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07:59 Today we are seeing the pandas. They are most active in the morning (when I am least active!) so 630, the alarm went off. It took me about a minute to get dressed, whereupon I took everything down to the lobby and fell asleep again until getting on ...

Sleeping in a Monastery, Emeishan, China travel blog

Sleeping in a Monastery

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Emeishan, China - Arriving into Emei town, we were expecting a cute little place and then Emeishan to be like a little village. Like most expectations in China, I was wrong. The city is huge and so is the place at the bottom of the mountain! We arrive ...

L'escalier sans fin..., Emeishan, China travel blog

L'escalier sans fin...

A travel blog entry by curryandspices

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Coucou a tous, Rapide message pour vous dire que : 1- Tout va bien 2- J'ai retrouve l'usage de ma Visa et peux donc enchainer les restaus des 5* (si je trouve un hotel qui en merite au moins une) 3- Je rentre tout juste de 36h a gambader sur l'une ...

Back to the village, Emeishan, China travel blog

Back to the village

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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We spent a day in Hongya visiting some of Bill's never ending Aunties and cousins. One was in a restaurant picking the nails off chicken feet the other had a posh new appartment. We then caught the bus to Gaomiao and Bill's Uncle gave us a lift to the ...

Above The Clouds at Emei Shan, Emeishan, China travel blog

Above The Clouds at Emei Shan

A travel blog entry by shenanigans

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Emei Shan is one of China's sacret mountains. It's over 3000m high and the surrounding hills are the home to multiple temples. The whole region is often wrapped in fast moving cloud and mist, adding a certain mystery to the place as mountains appear and ...

The Village, Emeishan, China travel blog

The Village

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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Isaac celebrated his 6 month birthday visiting his Daddy's village for the first time. It is such a breathtakingly beautiful place. I always feel really privileged to have had the opportunity to experience such a place. In the spring, the lush bamboo and ...

Taxi!...euh Taxi!... euh Taxi!... euh Taxi!, Emeishan, China travel blog

Taxi!...euh Taxi!... euh Taxi!... euh Taxi!

A travel blog entry by renekathy

... le mien. Taxi! Je retourne à l'auberge. Prend le passeport. Taxi! Retourne à la gare. Rebaragouine. Woohoo! On a nos billets Emeishan-Kunming et Kunming-Ljjiang. Je sors de la gare avec fierté. Au même moment, un feu d'artifice commence dans le ciel. ...

Walk on foot. See with eyes. Experience with heart, Emeishan, China travel blog

Walk on foot. See with eyes. Experience with heart

A travel blog entry by watkinson-wong

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Lots of pressure on here, because Emei Shan is right up there with our favourite places in China. Its one of China's four Holy Buddhist mountains and its covered in probably the lushest, greenest, most stunning mountain scenery you'll ever see. You have ...

The loudest train in the world, Emeishan, China travel blog

The loudest train in the world

A travel blog entry by davechrisdamo

Got a train to Emei. We got a lift to Bauguo (which is where we were to start our ascent of Mount Emei.) We stayed at the positively shit Teddy Bear hostel. The beds and cleaning facilities were alright, it was just their “we're gunna rip you off ...

Mont mystique de monks et monkeys, Emeishan, China travel blog

Mont mystique de monks et monkeys

A travel blog entry by hammerboy

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Alors donc le lendemain de cette rencontre, on se reveille assez tot pour packer puis partir. Jacob, qui voulait evidemment choker cette aventure, parce que, you know, lui pis la nature ou les aventures autres que aller clubber, ca fait des millions, dit ...

Iloinen Sancai pilvessa!, Emeishan, China travel blog

Iloinen Sancai pilvessa!

A travel blog entry by iloinensancai

Seikkailuista Emei Shan vuorella... Emei Shan on idan Pyha Vuori. Vehreiden subtrooppisten sademetsien peittama kukkula on ollut Kiinan Buddhalaisille tarkea pyhiinvaelluskohde jo tuhansia vuosia. Pyhiinvaeltajia paikalle valuu yha vaikka moni pyha asia ...

Výšlap, Emei Shan, China travel blog

Výšlap

A travel blog entry by jiripek

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Za tu noc jsem toho mnoho nenaspal, spíš šlo o takové klimbání. Okolo 5h hodiny nás přišla vzbudit stevardka, že do dvaceti minut budeme v Emei. Rychle jsme provedli hygienu a rozloučili se s klukem a šli ...

Hot Pots, Emeishan, China travel blog

Hot Pots

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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... an awful lot of dipping in and out! I'm sure all the oil I've eaten today won't do me any good! Another day in emeishan. Not the most exciting of places when you're not hitting the tourist spots but considering the entry ticket is nearly 300rmb each, I ...

Big Buddah und Assi Affen, Baoguo, China travel blog

Big Buddah und Assi Affen

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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... , Maxime flog nach Qingdao, ich traf Ping = gratis Nachtessen. Das Huhn verlor ihre Schlüssel und wollte die Fotos von Emeishan sehen. Nach dreistündiger I-Photo Diashow in meinem Zimmer waren die Schlüssel irgendwie doch in der Handtasche. Aha.   ...

Mont mystique de monks et monkeys (suite), Emeishan, China travel blog

Mont mystique de monks et monkeys (suite)

A travel blog entry by hammerboy

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Le premier reveil a ete dur, consequence du meme rituel de tambours et cloches des moines a 5 heure du matin. On se recouche et se releve pour continuer l'aventure. Comme je disais, on savait maintenant qu'avec le temps qu'on avait on se renderait pas a ...

Les dragons éthérés d'Emei Shan, Emeishan, China travel blog

Les dragons éthérés d'Emei Shan

A travel blog entry by tch3k

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Nous quittons Leshan pour Emei Shan, l'une des 4 montagnes sacrées bouddhiques de Chine. Au VIème siècle, elle fut associée à Puxian, un bodhisattva symbole de l'altruisme, souvent représenté monté sur un éléphant blanc à 6 ...

From the Big Buddha to the Big Mountain, Emeishan, China travel blog

From the Big Buddha to the Big Mountain

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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About 45 minutes drive from the Giant Buddha of Leshan, is the tallest of the four sacred Buddhist mountains in China, Mount Emei or Emeishan.  I was hoping to do some hiking at the lower levels of the mountain but unfortunately the weather wasn't ...

Vampire monkeys and the Scooby Doo monastery, Emeishan, China travel blog

Vampire monkeys and the Scooby Doo monastery

A travel blog entry by das1601

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The creepiest place I have stayed in my travels so far this year (actually, make that my entire life) is undoubtedly Honchungping monastary. The monastary is near the top of Emei Shan mountian, one of Buddhism's holiest places. We hiked for a few hours ...

Mt. Emei and the Grand Buddha, Emeishan, China travel blog

Mt. Emei and the Grand Buddha

A travel blog entry by fero_vrskovy

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... of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan just south of the capital Chengdu. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing ...

Howrya Bud-dha, Leshan, Leshan, China travel blog

Howrya Bud-dha, Leshan

A travel blog entry by shenanigans

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... biggest Buddha in the world used to be in Afghanistan, until The Taliban blew it up. As a result the Buddha found in Leshan, China has since been promoted to the number 1 spot. The fingernails are larger than people so it's pretty big - wide angle lens ...

Emei Shan, Leshan, China travel blog

Emei Shan

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

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... They were lively for the most part, very green, and on a paved walkway. Emei Shan is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China so in our minds we were thinking that it would be a bit like Mt Popa in Burma. It was not that similar. For ...

Big mountains and big Buddhas, Emeishan, China travel blog

Big mountains and big Buddhas

A travel blog entry by jendrix

Fun, fun, fun in China...! Well, following the last blog...you left me in Beijing awaiting my 30 hour train ride...which my friends was actually pretty cool...except for the curls of turd in the toliets at the end...Squat toilets on a 30 hour ...

Emei Shan, Emeishan, China travel blog

Emei Shan

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

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BaoGuo Monastery was our base, after our 6am chanting we headed for a ...

Killer Monkeys, Emeishan, China travel blog

Killer Monkeys

A travel blog entry by fatsomoo

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Today we shall see MONKEYS!!!! Monkey, monkey, monkey! So first of all we have been warned about the monkeys that they steal things, bite and scratch. STOP PRESS, Ema has taken over the entire room with her shit! No space left for me. Now back to the ...

MOUNT EMEI and BIG BUDDHA @ LESHAN, Emeishan, China travel blog

MOUNT EMEI and BIG BUDDHA @ LESHAN

A travel blog entry by nickmofry

... Panda's in Chengdu Muchos Respect now for the Panda They have been around longer then Man They have only ever been found in China They spend half the day Eating , the other half Sleeping There are less then 2,000 panda's left in the world today ...

Golden Summit, Emei Shan, China travel blog

Golden Summit

A travel blog entry by jiripek

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Spal jsem jak zabitej. Neprobudilo mě ani bušení mnichů do tradičních bubnů a zvonů. Naštěstí Němci dělali hluk při balení, takže jsme taky vstali. Udělali jsme si kafčo a ...

Emeishan, Sichuan, Emeishan, Sichuan, China travel blog

Emeishan, Sichuan

A travel blog entry by yushim

2 hour bus ride from Chengdu to Emei ...

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