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... off to climb to one of them up one thousand and eight steps, which I didn't count, and arrived hot and sweaty but it didn't take too long. We proved an attraction all by ourselves and stood for a long time whilst different people took photos of us. Once one person plucks up the courage to ask us for a picture it seems to open the floodgates. We did meet two very sweet little girls who were learning English and were trying ***********verse with us. They were so lovely and ...
... 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 ...
... experience' - the pushing and shoving and not queuing is very Chinese I'm told and, it's true, but no one lost their temper or became impatient. Everyone just accepted the waiting - and they accepted the pushing and shoving. To leave the place I took full advantage of my height and their interest in me and just pushed through whilst saying hello and waving. Getting out of the car park was even more 'fun'. It took 2 1/2 hours! Again, there ...
... 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 ...