Travel Blogs from Dengfeng
... just returned from the Longman Grottoes in Luoyang and got out of the taxi. I needed to cross the road to get to the hotel and while doing so "CRACK" I had just been hit in the back of the head by a brick. At first I was like "What the ----?" and then I thought is someone trying to mug me in broad daylight in the middle of the street. When I turned around there was a brick lying in the street and some old ...
... to that stage. A sure sign reinforcing the importance China places on the value of education. After the ceremony, we walked a few kilometers to the Junior High campus where many of the students who came to visit us earlier this year are located. It was touching to see the smiles on the faces of the kids as they ran to greet our students. After a brief presentation our Canadian students were split up into groups to attend classes with their Chinese counterparts. ...
... home of kung fu. The temple itself is very interesting and gives a variation on the Buddhist theme. and like every good attraction you exit through the gift shop which in this case was a pharmacy dispensing traditional medicine. Although the Kung fu demonstration is very interesting the whole place has a slight theme park feel especially the entrance with its ticket office, gift shops and fast food restaurants. Deb has nick named it 'monk ...
... them with a bunch of pictures. First there was the kung fu show where monks demonstrated various animal based styles and feats of bad assness such as laying face down on the tip of a single upright spear. Then there was a day of hiking the Song Shan mountain. Well, Chinese style hiking anyway.
At some point someone decided that the 1492 meter ascent should be done via stairs and that is what ...
... right of way regardless of the situation and act as if.
The big difference between what I've seen in other places though and what was happening before me in the streets of Zhengzhou was the sheer scale of it all. Pretty much every road in the city is 4 lanes wide (very wide lanes) and each lane is clearly marked with appropriate lane dividing lines. That would be two lanes per direction divided by a broken line and a ...
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