Shibabu Island Hotel
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... the whole site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We see a lot of those. From the top is a steep and sometime narrow walk to the feet of the statue, glimpses of the Buddha give photo opportunities in between pushing and queuing with the very not British Chinese way. You can also see the statue from the river and we watched several struggle to hold a steady position against the river current. It is an impressive sight and well ...
... food (yes, indeed!).
We were a group of about 25 people all from China but a few also from different cities but working for the same company and all working for the R&D. As I said, 3 foreigners (UK, Estonia and Germany) and a lot of Chinese!
I immediately made contact with Anneliies from Estonia which I always thought to be a bit arrogant because she never talked to me at work. But immediately I found out that I was totally ...
... approval filled the bus, & we were on our way.
The only (other) problem was that the driver today drove soooo slow. We were not going to be making the same kind of time we did on the way up. Not only that, at 11:45 we hit a spot where one of the lanes was closed & they only let one direction go at a time. We JUST missed our chance, & had to wait 1/2 hour to move. We got going again & picked up the ...
... Revolution. It is now presided over by a large statue of Chairman Mao. The shops surrounding the square include Cartier, Bulgari and McDonalds.
We went to an evening Sichuan Opera performance. We’d bought VIP tickets so we sat in the front row and had tea and peanuts served during the show. (We were glad we’d got VIP tickets, as others where we stayed had got tickets for the teahouse and sat outdoors in the ...
Either bring a friend or know enough Chinese to make friends along the way. Climbing alone is extremely miserable.
Buy a map! The map is horrible, but it will at least tell you the name of the next temple you should see and roughly how far away it is.
Buy a stick! They are only 1 RMB near the bottom and are useful for both climbing and monkey fighting.
Take a couple hundred RMB, since you don't know what will happen and hotels on the mountain vary greatly in price. ...