Xiongxiu HNA Express Hotel Emei
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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After the last few days the road into Leshan was a pleasure. Viaducts and tunnels and good roads and even though the toll cost was $60, it was worth it. Lunch wasn't so good. We usually make our own but had no bread so had some pork and beans at a fast food restaurant in a parking area. It was ok but wouldn't have it again. Neville didn't feel well so he stayed in Tilly.
Leshan is known ...
The road to Lake Lugu was long and windy. Andy told us that they are in the process of building a new road but in the meantime we had to use a windy mountainous route. Added to this the day was wet and it was foggy at the top of the mountain. Des and Jenny had a little incident where a Chinese driver got a little bit too close and collided with the side of Skippy. Luckily there was no damage to Skippy and only a minor ...
... culture in China and Vietnam in situations like this. Before we asked her, we asked an old couple where we were. The man had a huge smile on his face, and even though I cannot understand Chinese I could tell he was going to invite us to join them for dinner, but his wife did not like that idea at all.
The descent was overall much better than the ascent. The main lesson learned is, prepare better clothes, bring more money, and spend ...
... in the same place, and we chatted for an hour or two over some local rice liquor and cigars.
We woke up at 5am and hiked up to the summit again to see the sunrise. It was cold and raining and miserable. Even after getting to the top, there was so much fog we could not see 20 feet ahead of us. We still waited, more than an hour, and left at 7am knowing we would never be able to see the sun or anything beyond the railing at the top.
Today I am writing from a monastery at Emei mountain where we are staying. Not being a monk, it's a bit odd living in a monastery [Baoguo monastery], though I was lucky not to be woken by the 4.30am chanting. The facilities are far less basic than I was expecting; our rooms even have tvs and clearly I have found some wifi. Though it would be nice ...