Tag Archives: Sichuan

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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Emei Shan

Emei Shan, the largest of China’s four sacred peaks, presents multiple points of interests: Famous views, ancient temples, and attack monkeys. 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 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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Landing in Sichuan

After almost a week in Beijing, we boarded a plane and flew to Sichuan province, almost 1000 miles to the Southeast. New places, bogus schedules and the start of the most memorable part of our trip. Continue reading

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