Tag Archives: Leshan

Buddha, Revisited

If you haven’t been able to tell, I’ve been having a hell of a time trying to find things to post and write about. ¬†Earlier on, I was scanning through the large number of photos that I haven’t yet used … Continue reading

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The Mao Museum

A day trip in a region surrounding Leshan Brings us to visit the worlds largest Mao memorabilia museum. Hundreds of thousands of Mao buttons later, I had a strange story to tell. Continue reading

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Older Pictures

With little time and even less material to work with, here are some older photos that I like. Continue reading

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The Sport of Photography

I have no doubt that Chinese both young and old enjoy taking pictures. Whether they enjoy the act of taking the picture or the product itself is a bit more difficult to decide. Continue reading

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The Ceremony

I have been told on many occasions about the love that Chinese have for ceremonies and grand occasions. Our arrival would allow me to witness this firsthand and in large measure. Dancing, Culture shock and lots of anxiety. Continue reading

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The Giant Buddha

Our trip to the legendary Leshan Giant Buddha, famed as the largest sitting Buddha Carving in the world. Continue reading

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The City Revisited

If you search for Leshan on Google you will find much about a Buddha and little else. After a week in the city, I would like to add to this little information. Food, lights, and strange rumors of foreigners who wish to remain undiscovered (no, not expats). Continue reading

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Leshan

Having been swept away from the other members of my group, I eat my first meal with my host family, or rather, I had them watch me eat. We take a tour of Leshan Teachers College and meet many eager students, as well as getting photos taken. Continue reading

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The Road South

The ride to the city of Leshan remains in my mind as a great part of our trip. Major car accidents, fear home-stays and an interesting trip to a rural gas station. The rise of the long awaited culture shock. Continue reading

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I went to Leshan, Buddha was all I saw

Leshan China, known almost solely as the home of the world’s largest Buddha monument. Continue reading

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