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... chicken. After lunch we hopped on a boat to take us to the Leshan Buddha. It is in the side of a hill where 3 different rivers meet and was built in the 700s, the Tang Dynasty. The boats pass by then circle back and idle so you can admire the giant Buddha and take pictures. His head is wooden and has a tunnel clear through his head to help him dry out. It is absolutely amazing! You can walk to the Buddha's feet but the staircases are very narrow and the line is very long so it takes a ...
... from the Teddy bear hostel then headed to the train station. For some reason they all gave us different directions but it turned out to only be 2 stops away. Unlike the train station in Shanghai they did not have an entire shopping mall with lots of food choices, just a convenience store and small gift shop and 1 platform with 2 sides. Once we rechecked in to our hostel we went across the street for dinner. They had a translated menu but it was ...
The town of Leshan, an hour's bullet train south of Chengdu, is home to the largest carved stone Buddha in the world and is a popular day trip from the Sichuan capital. We decided to combine two travel days and kept going to Leshan after our bullet train from Chongqing to Chengdu. The Buddha, constructed around the 8th century AD, was hewn out of the cliff face as an offering to attempt to calm ...
17th to 19th July
We left Chengdu early on the Tuesday morning with the intention of beating the early morning rush hour traffic. We failed, although this in part was due to the main road having been 'torn up' for an extension to the Chengdu MTR or Metro system.
We eventually got to Leshan at around midday where we got lunch before entering the site where a huge Buddha known as the 'Dafo Buddha' looks out over the River ...
... traditional chinese clothing
Spent maybe an hour up here with the clouds coming and going during that time. Had originally considered spending night up here but the distances on the map from the bus station had me worried. It reported distance almost twice as far as LP. Need to get down in a couple of days so decided to head down to the elephant pool monastary.
Headed back down and managed to find the path down the mountain. Seems that this has been ...