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... still in Hubei province. We finish the tour at 6 pm and after refueling we continue to Ruichang at Jiang Xi province that is about 150 km away. We have a dinner before checking in a very nice hotel called Lisan Garden Hotel. It has been a very long day.
... carved out of a crevice! Finally, we got to
the top and there in front of us was the BIGGEST, GOLDEST BUDDHA IN THE
WORLD!!!! In every little nook and cranny were small Buddha statues. The cave
was all lit with candles and it just sparkled. I said a Buddha prayer – my new
mantra (or old on revised) Health – Happiness – Here! You might think I am
exaggerating, but Brian was totally impressed and he has been to China like a
... So this is all fine and dandy, but we have melted. But, truly, if you wait for it, it comes...after a while we come to one that we stand all in a row on a yellow line and tilt our head back to see the ride side up shape, upside down...and we are doing this in China...just setting the stage here. Ok...that's ok...and the grand finale...really, wait for it...hot tired sweaty lost China noisy crowded. Stand on the yellow line - tilt your head back - Do you see the ...
... fat. Right after he got done eating he plopped right back down in front of the computer. This got his parents chirping right behind him telling him how fat he is and that he needs to move. My entire family proceeded to shoo him out the door to go walk a few laps around the house. It sounds mean, but that's just the culture here, and as an outside spectator, it truly was entertaining and funny to watch.
Also, just another quick ...
These past few days we have been staying in Wenzhou, my dad's hometown. He grew up in the mountains and they are incredibly breathtaking. Driving up the mountains is scary enough to give anyone a heart attack. In some places two cars can't even fit. One car has to back up to a wider portion of the road and the other car will just barely scrape through. And that's no overstatement. I could reach out of my car and pat the other car's driver's head if ...