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We got to Zigong with no idea of where we might spend the night…and we got very lucky. An American girl saw us at the bus station, looking lost and asked us if she could help. We ended up spending two nights in her small apartment on university campus. It was really nice.
Zigong is not really on a tourist track. It is only famous for its salt mines and a site were many skeletons of dinosaurs were discovered. So we visited both ...
... students exercise routines.
Every day at 10:10am all 3000 students gather on the court yard for 20 minutes of exercise. On rainy days they stay in the class room at there desk for 20 minutes of meditation. They are lined up by class in straight lines and everyone participates. This is a real sight to see.
The PE judges added a new feature to health and wellness in China. They were all smoking cigarettes on the stage in front of ...
... this area and I am hoping that the restaurant we liked is still there. We finally figure out where we are going and cross the bridge and stop the taxi just short of the Bus stop. We walk a short block and around the corner and there it is. We want to visit the falls first, so Mu Song, Cloud, arranges for the Boss of the restaurant to fix a private room for us and turn on the AC.
As we walk along the riverside, we ...
... lot more fun :).
Sunday we woke up early to beat the heat and headed to the world's second largest buddha statue. Well, it wasn't exactly a statue, but more of an enormous buddha carved into the side of a mountain. It was truly amazing. Once you see the pictures, you will see the journey that it was to get to the top. There were 108 steps just leading to the base of the statue, which Doc explains represent each monk that took part in carving ...
... professional job. But I have to say the ending brought tears to my eyes. I have been teaching the students a phrase IF IT IS TO BE, IT IS UP TO ME. That was the last line of the play. I guess they understand more that I think.
Friday will be the second phase of the Festival. Speeches will all be given in English and memorized with gestures. That will be my next entry, so for now, enjoy the pictures. ...