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... in detail to the hands.
People were walking up and down the mountain to the full height of the Buddha, but you can’t get near enough to touch any of it, fortunately. We were on the boat, so had a good look at it from the front. There are also figures carved on either side of the Leshan Buddha, and there’s a huge monastery on the mountain, though the monk presence is not nearly as prominent here in China as it is in Burma.
... next time.
There is always a long line to see the Big Buddha from the lilliputian view (looking up) but this day it only took one hour. It was a very long hour in the hot sun and on a rickety winding steep staircase on the cliff-side!
I may go back again, especially to taste the local food and go on a boat tour, which we did not have time to do.
... bus (some people paid cash) so it is possible that it could have been full. HOWEVER, there is still the possibility that you can go back to the bus station and buy a return ticket when you're finished - I was told when I bought my ticket to Leshan that the bus back leaves every 30 minutes with the last one leaving after 7pm. Which makes sense if you think about it - how would the locals get to and from Chengdu? That said, the bus being at the entrance and me not having to find the ...
... Dafo quite happily. Within three hours I was sitting in a bonsai tree garden crying with pain and the other three didn't let me argue about having piggybacks all the way back to the exit- they were absolute stars.
On the walk back something was introduced to me that I had heard of but never seen- live baby turtles sold as keyrings (you might want to dwell on that for a second) for around ¥2/20p each. I bought six, expect some funky presents on my ...
... the hostel that night, Leigh opted for pork and bamboo, the bamboo was actually pretty tasty. We met a guy in the hostel that we had initially met in xi'an, we stayed up for a bit having a few beers with him.. He is from holland and by the sounds of it had a pretty **** day as his bank card was blocked and he had no money.. Luckily the bank managed to sort it out that evening for him so he decided to celebrate and buy a crate of ...