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... climbing lots of stairs to reach the top, next to the Buddha's head. Thankfully there was no waiting, but obviously on very busy days it looks like people line up for hours. Next we walked down the side of the Buddha until we reached his feet...it was fantastic, very impressive and extraordinary to think it was built over 1500 years ago! For some reason I didn't take a ...
... continued on the monkey bridge where they congregated, you had to empty your pockets, leave all your possessions at the entrance with the group and if they sit on your head, show no fear. Without following his instruction, you could lose possessions that are important to you, like the man who decided to risk it and one went off with his wallet, or be bitten and admitted to the on-site Rabies clinic.
Happily I can report that nobody ended up in ...
... 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 ...
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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