峨眉山 November 22nd 2010 Last weekend the PLU group went to visit the Leshan Buddha and Emei Shan (Emei Mountain). We left Saturday morning and took a bus to Leshan. It was about a two hour drive and our guide played a hilarious mix of 美国音乐 （American Music) the whole time, so it wasn’t a bad two hours at all.
Leshan was incredible! It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (I’ve been to SO MANY since I’ve been ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu » Emi Shan For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more