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 ...
Mark has now had four two-hour training sessions with the monks at the Shaolin Temple and was very anxious that we not be late. Today we took a hike up to the top of the mountain behind the temple to see the Buddha erected near the cave where the original monk meditated for nine years after arriving from India. There he created the form movements that have become Kung Fu. The climb was almost 1500 FT straight vertical ...
... 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 ...
... 8217;t know anything. His reward was sitting in the front seat there and back.
I have been to Shaolin before and wasn’t keen to go back as it is pretty ordinary if you are not into Kung Fu. I wanted to catch the cable car up the mountain. That was great. We went through the temple and walked around the pagoda forest and then headed up the hill to catch the cable car. There was a choice of two cable cars and they looked like they were going ...
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