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... train from Nanjing South – 363km in 1hr 15 mins! We climbed into 2 taxis and made our way to our first destination: the Guishan Han Dynasty Tomb.
This was the scariest taxi ride of my life – I literally saw my life flash before my eyes! To start with, there are pretty much no foreigners in Xuzhou, and stupid me sat in the front seat, so the driver took photos of me and tried to record my voice (for his voice message – this ...
Will and I caught the train to Qufu after work yesterday as today is the May Day Holiday.
Qufu is in the north, near Jinan where we were last holiday, and is the birth and burial place of Confucius and his descendants. All the buildings are low rise here as it is considered sacrilegious to build them higher than the temple.
We went to the Kong family temple and mansion today, and then ...
... and honestly, allow our legs to rest. I was never out of breath, but the leg work out was incredible. My legs just left like lead. It was an absolutely great feeling to have reached the false summit. Actually even more so than reaching the true summit which was only a 20 minute hike through a village with a very small increase in elevation. The views were incredible. I would have loved to stay there and watch the sun go down but by this point, both Darryl and I were ...
... experience of Mt. Tai. We started with a crazy, wild bus ride to some point up the mountain at which we started a trek up a decent amount of stairs. About 30 minutes later, we arrived at the cable car station a.k.a. the holy savior (lol). After less than ten minutes, and while overlooking a majestic range of mountain we arrived at the "top". Oh, but no! There was still another set of stairs and another trek to conquer in order to reach the ...
... rediscovered during the Han era.
Also in the town is the walled Confucius Forest (Kong Lin) than contains the grave of Confucius and other members of the Kong clan. The forest is mainly pines and cypresses interspersed with shrines and tombstones.
The teachings of philosopher Confucius (551-479BC) profoundly influenced the culture of China, as well as other nations including Japan, Korea and Vietnam. Born in the state of Lu during an age of ...
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