Dongpo International Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... So we grabbed a cab and headed out anyway. Getting there we noticed the crowds were enormous. We walked along stairs up the side of the mountain with all these vines and rock carvings next to us. We passed the dragon's lair, the tiger's den and many smaller places with Buddha carvings randomly in the walls. When we finally got to the line to see the main attraction it was massive. It was literally broken down ...
... dinner, which is served promptly at 6. But they had something waiting for us which was lovely (albeit the same thing we have everynight). My floor of the hostel has been taken over by uni students from Chengdu who are very loud, but I don't think they'll be able to keep me awake tonight. Another adventure planned for tomorrow as we are going to make our way into Ya'an for some supplies and a visit to an Internet cafe! I hope there's a ...
... in has presented different challenges and getting out of Chengdu was difficult. It was bitterly cold with snow falling. After a mile my hands were so cold (despite 2 pairs of gloves) that I felt nauseous so that we had to stop and buy reinforcement gloves. It took a full 2 hours to get out of the city. We struggled to work out the ring roads system and the signs were not giving us any clues. It was probably more luck than judgement that found ...
... only see the head poking above the cliff face which was enormous. However, to truly appreciate the grand scale of this carving we made our way down to the river edge and gazed in amazement. The only thing missing was some epic choir in the background since we were lucky enough to see the Buddha when the sun was shining over him like a scene from heaven.
After a brief pause we climbed back up the stairs and ...
... to wait 5 minutes. Why? I wanted to go now! Of course all of this frustration got to me and I quickly drew another small crowd around the taxi so I thought I'd get in it to make a point. Then a guy came down eating noodles from a bowl and took the car keys from the woman so I presumed he was her husband. He eventually got in the taxi and he sped off with me rather, relieved that I was finally heading back to my hotel, in the back. ...