Jinye Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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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 ...
... few monkeys, mostly eating fruit or crackers. Right next to the temple entrance 2 were eating fruit on a sign. In spite of signs asking them not to do so people kept throwing food to them but instead of to the area around the monkeys some were aiming for the monkeys. We understand why the monkeys can be aggressive and steal things from people. The temple itself was beautiful, similar to most temples with different buildings for different aspects of ...
... dishes on the menu, and none of them were very delicious looking and yep, I was right, or tasting. The café is based loosely on the McDonald’s model, but falls short by about a million miles. There were dogs in the café, rubbish all over the floor and lots of signs of dos and don’ts but no one adhering. We don’t need to go to these places again. Neville was not well today so was spared the fast-food rice n noodles outing.
It’s funny, ...
... river snacking on grapefruit and sunflower seeds listening to her relatives play cards until dusk.
Ten Thousand, or Yiwan, Mooncakes
On the night of Mid-Autumn Festival, we headed home to eat mooncakes and watch the Mid-Autumn Gala on TV. I thought I was pretty clever bringing Huang Qian's mom mooncakes from the Jade Buddha Temple that's by my apartment in Shanghai. It was only when we sat down to eat ...
... for better deals on various items like a feather fan, some bracelets, and some Panda memorabilia.
We then hopped onto a tour boat. Now this part was the big let-down of the trip for me. I was under the impression that the boat was taking us to the other-side of the river so that we could walk over to the Leshan Giant Buddha. For those of us that didn't grow up in Sichuan province of China, this is the largest "seated" ...