Golden Summit Hotel
Travel Blogs from Emeishan
After a hearty congee breakfast (not) at the Emei Shan power hotel we headed to the bus station to commence the two hr bus trek up the mountain. Made some french buddies on the way #internationallyfamous, and after a short trek and cable car ride we were at the Golden Summit. First time experiencing cold in china (shout out to yazzy - Jiedi's mum - for the warning). Upon reaching the summit we were greated by a massive gold Buddhist statue #bling flanked on either side by ...
... heading to Mt Emei to climb the mountain and see some of China's most beautiful scenery, wildlife and natural phenomena, which are now designated a Unesco Heritage Site.
Before we left, Ricky told us a bit about the mountain we were about to hike. He explained that there were a few trails and that parts of the trail are steeper and more challenging than others. He told us that some areas we may find a walking stick helpful and to borrow them from ...
I was completely in awe of the beauty of the statue and the detail within the craftsmanship of his face and body. He was a work of art, as sacred as they become. be sure to plan a visit with the small cruise that takes to the perfect spots on the river to take your memorable photos. You can pay on the boat for photos, but that is optional.
I hope ...
... the dream.
Patting the pandas was a blessing. Seeing their cute faces happy was a blessing. Being in China was a blessing to see and experience things I'd always hoped. It was truly a bubble that I had created in pure happiness ready to see what's next.
We started our journey to Emei- the beginning of China's path of natural beauty. A city surrounded by mountains, meadows, forests and pure tranquility. This was a complete contrast to the environment most ...
... others then went off for a massage and we joined them at a hotel spa later to go in the hot pools. The sulphur smell took a little getting used to but the pools were relaxing. My favourite was the red wine pool but the aloe was also good and relieved my insect bites. We stopped by this place in the little town on the way home to get BBQ and noodles and a beer. The BBQ was great! Strolled home for an early night as we leave the monastery ...
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