Travel Blogs from Leshan
... clinic, but one guy on tour forgot to empty his pockets and lost some Chinese CNY on the bridge. We all made it across the bridge and got friendly with the monkeys in their territory. Some tour mates even got photos of them sitting on their heads.
Walking through the mountain park after passing the monkey domain, you pass amazingly artistic carved rock formations. Some depicted Chinese soldiers while others were carved and detailed variations of ...
... during the Tang Dynasty. It is the largest Buddha in the world. He sits quietly facing Mt Emei as he blesses the nation and all his followers. In order to see him properly you will need to take the boat ride. It is quite reasonable in price and the view is perfect for photographs.
You can also get off at the bottom of the Buddha and climb winding staircases around him ...
... to China.
We arrived to our accommodation in Emei ~ a monastery. I could not wait to have such an experience living among peaceful and faithful Buddhist monks. The monastery was a piece of solace within the Chinese borders.
You walk in to the grounds and you are surrounded by pagodas and buildings housing the monk's many traditions. A large fountain with holy water and floating candles sat in the middle of the main grounds. Walking past you cannot help but whisper ...
There was a really huge Buddha, y'all.
In the morning my group of ten walked to the bus station to take a 2 hour bus to Leshan, south of Chengdu where we had been staying. After arriving, we took another shorter busride to the Grand Buddha Park and had lunch outside of the park. During the experience we felt extremely bombarded by Chinese natives offering to take us places, eat at their restaurant, stay in their hotels. I felt very sorry for the two Asian Americans in my ...
... chambre vraiment très simple dans une rue avec un bon marché et beaucoup de cuisine de rue. Les locaux semblaient encore plus étonnés que d’habitude de nous voir y manger. On a pris quelques tranches de porc pour aller avec nos nouilles fries, puis le lendemain un demi-canard laqué délicieux pour 20 yuans (2 euros 50).
Leshan est célèbre pour une seule chose mais pas la moindre: le plus grand Bouddha du monde (il a pris la ...
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