Luoyang International Hostel
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Earlier in the week, I sent out an email to some of my students and people who might be interested in coming to Luoyang. I expected no one to have any time to go, but I thought it would be cool to see who would answer.
I sent one to this guy who I wanted to do some part time work for tutoring kids in their homes in the evenings and such. No one answered and said they wanted to go, so I just started looking for my own couchsurfing ...
... either side of the Yi River with most of them being on the West bank. The Grottoes themselves are basically a series of caves carved out of the limestone cliff face with many many artworks of Buddha carved within them. There are about 1400 caves in total housing over 100,000 carvings and statues of Buddha! ....thats a fair few Buddhas.
They are really impressive to see, ranging from very small ones only about an inch high which you ...
... gaping holes in them. I have no idea what happens when a child needs to go potty when they are in the shopping centres ??? I don't think I want to know. Most of the babies are with Grandma.
Back at the Crack House I discovered the new Camera was all set up in Chinese...Thankfully Hetty, one of Kathryns neighbours came in and she sorted it for me. So I am back in business.
Tomorrow is a quiet day, sleep in too. anything to avoid the ...
... a restaurant and had a Chinese banquet. I love these lunches as I get to taste a lot of things that I would not normally even consider trying. I did baulk at the frog dish, even though Julie insisted it was great, and one of her favourite dishes. We were at a huge table and the food just kept going round and you grabbed some delicacy as it passed. A usual, some of mine missed my plate and landed on the table cloth due to my ineptitude with chopsticks. I was quite ...
... some onion and just added the gravox to make the gravy. It went really well with the mashed potato that Todd brought. The "Surprise peas" were great and Mark tasted peas for the first time which he enjoyed as "Surprise peas" are so sweet.
Garrick made stewed purple sweet potatoes which were very sweet. Jon, the super shopper. bought a roast duck as he couldn't find a turkey and that was the biggest poultry that he could buy. He also made a thin ...