TripAdvisor Reviews Shaolin Hotel Dengfeng
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... to see while I was in China. I was a little disappointed though. I was expecting to see 6000 statues neatly lined up. It was still impressive I guess that in my mind I was expecting more. On the other hand The Longman Grottoes in Luoyang were actually more impressive than what I was expecting. Finally, the Shaolin Temple was exactly what I thought it would be.
I will be off the grid the next week in North ...
... I retuned to bed and proceeded to sleep until around noon, then did nothing for the entire afternoon. After some delicious garlic fried pork and a water bottle shower, we watched the entire village of local King Fu kids do their nightly practice. Interesting place though not worth the visit without running water.
Hired a taxi to Louyang, which was surprisingly difficult. The driver didnt understand long distance bus station, ...
... It definitely made both the teachers and students feel sympathy for our Chinese friends. Moreover, the students realized just how fortunate and lucky they were to be children living in Canada. After our short tour and a brief lunch, we travelled back into Luoyang to visit the Longmen Grottoes, a series of small caves chiseled out of the side of a mountain. Each hole contained a small stone statue of Buddha, with various writings distributed in between. ...
... They changed their racket grips and techniques. Many students drastically improved their game in a 45 minute span. After ping pong we had Art class again. I believe that this was beginning to be the students favourite class. Today's lesson was on paper cutting. It looked much easier than it as. Using small knives and scissors to cut our intricate details calls for patience and steady hands.
After lunch we took a religious/historical ...
... flowers to hang in their homes. We really felt as though they had rolled out the red carpet for us. They were the perfect hosts. Afterwards, we had the opportunity to see what organized recess looks like. With around 2000 students free play would be difficult. They get the students to run around the track several times daily. As they ran around the track, students chanted their class mottos and ...
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