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... giving small plots to farm during 1950s land reform, collectivizing a few years later, restoring rights at the start of the reform era and now trying to obliterate small landholders. Across China, bulldozers are leveling villages that date to long-ago dynasties. The country’s new prime minister, Li Keqiang, indicated at his inaugural news conference in March that urbanization was one of his top priorities. He also cautioned, however, that it would require a series ...
... when the ladies decided to trawl the shops full of a variety of goods from cheaper 'bling' to the more expensive and themed culture salons abound. Everyone came away from the 'alleys' satisfied with what they had acquired and having thoroughly enjoyed whiling the evening away in a lovely environment, in which we felt quite safe. A lot of the Chinese population eat away from home at night (as many homes are cramped with more than one generation) and ...
... How did you pick your outfit? We pick out our outfits from about 7 giant racks and if you couldn't decide they would help you out. Than, assistants zipped us up in the dressing room and sowed the dress the rest of the way, or used belts, to fit our special shapes. *How was makeup done? We all sat down at a dresser with a mirror, where our hair and makeup stylist await. They applied coverup, eyeshadow, eye liner, mascara, ...
... All of the soliders have different faces and hair and stances, it's ridiculous. The tomb was discovered in '74, so it is still being excavated, but the part that was reconstructed is awesome. Pictures later I promise.
Yesterday we flew to Chengdu and then bussed to Leshan, where today we visited the world's largest Buddha. It is 73 meters high? Sounds about right. As Kaj explains it: the toenails are dinner-table sized. Truth!
And it's in the middle of this heavily ...
... they suspected a demon lurked under the water where three rivers met. The locals carved an enormous statue of Buddha at this point to pray to him to placate the whirlpool below. Possibly because the locals threw tons of rock into the riverbed as they carved, the river is now calm. Or was it the Buddha?
Lunch, outdoors by the river, was followed by a lesson in wonton or dumpling making.
Then the drive ...