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So today we were up early to catch a bus to a place called Leshan which was supposedly a 2 hour bus ride away.
Leshan is famous for its 1200 year old Giant Buddha, which is the worlds tallest. With fingernails bigger than the average human, he is massive.
At 71 meters tall with ears 7 meters long and toes that are 8.5 meters long, its hard to appreciate how big he really is.
So the bus ...
From Chengdu I hopped a bus and stopped in Leshan for the day to see the Giant Buddha, then hopped back on the bus to continue on the Emeishan for some hiking in the next day or two.
Was very fortunate and got clear blue skies on the summit with a sea of clouds below. apparently fairly rare. it rains there 200 days of the year.
... rooster in the distance somewhere haha. It was pretty relaxing, but quite a hike!
Then we made it to Fuhu Temple, where we had to climb a bunch of steep stairs (of course...) to see the big Buddha. We decided to be cheap and not go in, but we could see him from the distance. We weren't allowed to take photos in any temple anyways. Then we continued walking and came to the Baguo Temple, where we saw a procession of Buddhist Monks all doing prayers towards ...
6:30am start. Left Teddy Bear hostel & walked to eastern entrance. Met Tim from Germany. Walked 2hrs to main entrance and monkey zone. Lots of monkeys. Met two Chinese girls and crossed through monkey zone in a group armed with bamboo sticks. 12hr walk to top of mountain. Arrived at hotel at 9pm in dark and heavy ...
... we met on the way
estimated that there were about six steps per metre. So by the time we reached
the top we’d covered tens of thousands of steps!
Christian and I
set off together from Chengdu, and met Nic and Amy on the Friday night. After a
bus ride, we began walking at 9am – an Aussie, a Kiwi, a Brit and a Norwegian!
As we climbed in elevation, the air just got more and more foggy. Some of the
pictures are almost pure ...