Travel Blogs from Dengfeng
Today we went to visit the Shaolin temple, home of Kung Fu with our new guide Vaquesh (who Hannah can't seem to grasp his name so insists on calling him Chica, Kesha, sheeki sheeks or my favourite...Vaquiche) In the gardens of the temple there are grounds where a number of schools practise Kung fu which we sat and watched for a while. We then took a hike up the mountain to Dharma cave where a monk spent 9 years meditating and Kung fu was created! We ...
Today we left the farm after having breakfast (which was exactly the same as lunch and dinner at the farm but they added some boiled eggs! We are sick of cold green beans, pumpkin, egg and tomato and potato noodles which seem to be part of every meal at the minute!!) It was then a 6 hour bus ride to our next stop in ...
... fireworks, which could be interesting in the rain. Frankly, the rain is a welcome respite from the heat. We depart bright and early tomorrow (5:30am wake-up call) for bullet train to Xian to see the Terra Cotta Warriors. We're packing a lot into each day but Mark is a very enthusiastic tourist. Although being among the few out of 250-plus people who is not a student of martial arts has been both interesting and ...
... or view the testing at the Shaolin Temple. However, we returned today for the welcome ceremony with the monks and the Abbot of the temple. Following that he received his certificate awarding the rank of green belt. Came back to eat some more and photo attached of dumpling like object was rejected by both Mark and Cindy but Gene ate his own ...
... buy some. I said that had some fabric that would cover the tables. So I went home and up the stairs again.I think the hottest day yet holds the record for the most times I have walked up the stairs in one day, and that is 6.
The tables were all set for cards and mahjong but were immediately covered in food and drinks.It took ages for everyone to eat and drink and then have the birthday cake. The games didn't start until after 11 with poker being the first. The girl ...
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