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... late to wish that away; nevertheless I commemorated the two million 'Yes' toadies, via the paltry amount of alms given to these Yingy-Yangy freeloaders.
The temple faithfully echoes the layout of those of Buddhism, the sole distinction being the identities of those depicted in the trio of statues (i.e., not Buddha) in each hall. Instead a variety of monks and rulers, from history and legend, are portrayed. Dating back as far as the Tang dynasty, ...
... of the town. We started with the Ancient Government building. We looked through various rooms, the prison and the civil and criminal courts. Here was a short reenactment of a criminal trial. A bit hard to see what was happening with the crowd, and unable to understand a word, but the costumes were colourful! Next we went to the Ri Sheng Cheng Draft Bank. This was the first bank in China that allowed people to put money in one place and then take ...
... sandals and resorted to tying my hairband around my foot again. It was too hard to walk in a floppy sandal so we sat down, BIG MISTAKE! I think we must have had at least 30 photos taken by people asking, but plenty more walked past taking the sneaky shots. I definitely had lock jaw by the end of it, not enjoying this new celebrity status. Even on the cycle back to the hostel people would tap us on the shoulder asking for a photo as we slowed to snails pace in ...
... sweeping the streets with twig brooms.
The old town of Pingyao is enclosed by classic looking Chinese walls and the streets feel like you are stepping back in time! It's the classic China you imagine from pictures.. oriental roof tops, red lanterns and amazingly decorated doorways.
All we did there was pretty much just walk and walk all around the streets soaking it all in.. At night the ...
... we bumped
into Mel and his posy of British ladies he had met in his travels, two sisters
and their friends who are on a gap year before they begin university in the
fall. All six of us went up the city tower in the middle of Pingyao, which
allows you to overlook the city.
Matt’s stomach was still acting up, so he
headed back to the hostel while Mel and I went and visited the other 3 top
attractions as recommended by our ...