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... A quick descent and we moved onto another temple. But today seemed to be all about the photographs! We picked up a snack from a street food stall which was as cheap as chips! Actually it was much cheaper than chips! And definitely wasn't chips! Another temple. This one was very peaceful and beautiful. And then another, also beautiful. After a late lunch I passed a very pleasant couple of hours browsing the shops. There were lots of visitors here, including monks on a weekend ...
... praying for decent exam results), adorned with variations of Guanyin (the mercy goddess), and Buddha statues decked in colourful cloths.
The repetitive nature of these places of worship were beginning to become monotonous. (E: I hate to say it, but I fully agree. Are we just a pair of Occidentocentric philistines, our blinkered brains closed to the wonders of the Middle Kingdom's religious sites? Is 'Occidentocentric' even a word? Probably, yes, on both ...
... order or patience. People tried to push in, the horns were deafening and the whole place was completely gridlocked. It was chaos! We arrived at the hotel for the night very late. Luckily the restaurant fed us - we'd had no lunch and quite a few, including me, had not eaten breakfast as the restaurant had been overrun by Chinese guests: the waitress had been in tears and they padlocked the door so that no one else could get in. New day ...
... not a public bus, we can also request bathroom breaks if we need it or otherwise they will stop every few hours automatically. We also had a lunch stop. I must say that almost all of the service stations we have stopped at have had decent bathrooms. A far cry from the horrible ones at the bus stations I encountered in southern China. Only cars of people who live in the walled part of the city are allowed to enter ...
... none of felt like waiting that long. We looked at the temple that was also located there. It was brightly painted as it was fairly new. It is evident they really want to make this into a tourist area as they are also building a chairlift up to the cave and temple. Nevertheless, I am unsure how they are going to help get more people through the cave per hour. After coming down the mountain, we entered into Baiyun Temple. This is ...