Mount Emei Xiuhu International Holiday Hotel
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So today we went to the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Centre! We spent a couple of hours walking around the park watching the giant pandas play and eat breakfast. After, they took us to see the babies who were born 2 weeks ago and were in tiny incubators! You also had the opportunity to hold a panda for 2000 yuan (£200!!! Made Chris' whole trip!) They had an enclosure for red pandas as well as the giant pandas! After this I went to Leshan to see 'dafo' the worlds biggest Buddha ...
Gerry & I are clearly deluded, thinking that we're real hikers; this time setting off for a 2 day uphill hike through monkey-inhabited forest. We took bamboo walking sticks in an attempt to look authentic, although we soon depended on them just to get us the next steps! Emeishan is considered to be 1 of China's 4 Buddha mountains, with many Buddhist temples & monasteries scattered across the mountain linked by concrete paths & steps. Lots of steps... It ...
... stick was not really needed but it felt better… There are a few women – the monkey trainers – that pay attention that the monkeys don’t do anything they are not supposed to do. So you can actually stand on the bridge feed the monkeys and take a picture with the monkey on your head or shoulder. Quite cute but not really my thing…
After that we went down and finally had real lunch. That helped to bring ...
... people back down the steps. But it was too late for us as we had to get to Emei Shan.
The drive to Baoguo Village which is in the shadow of the Emei Shan took us a couple of hours and was listed on the itinerary from Odyssey as 'Georges gaff!' i.e. where George the guide lived.
However when we arrived there and George had got off the bus, 'The Management' took the opportunity to inform us ...
Day 1 - Golden Sumit Temple to Elephant Pool
Since Breakfast was included in the room cost decided to catch teh 8:30am rather than 7:30am bus to Emei Shan. Given the hotel didnt really have anything good for breakfast I really shouldnt have bothered.
At Emei Shan picked up a map and caught a bus to the top of the mountain (Y90). Had originally planned to walk from Wannian temple but the weather forecast had said it was going to rain for the next to days and I ...
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