Giant Buddha Leshan and the holy mountain Emei April 30th 2009 Dear friends,
Today we are going for a two day trip to the Giant Buddha in Leshan en the holy mountain Mount Emei.
The weather is rather good, but during our way to the top of the mountain Emei (3200 metres) it became foggy and rainy.
To reach the top of the mountain takes a long time. First a two and a half drive by special bus, then you have to walk and climb many stairs for around 45 min ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Emei 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
Life is a journey....... Every path you take, actions you make and people you meet along your way ...... shape who you are.
And remember this: where ever you go, there you are - Confucius
We like to travel around the world, We have been many times in the USA, Thailand (8 times), many countries in Europe, Israel, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, Hongkong and China. Our hobbys are digital photography and video. We also like oriental cooking, gardening, collecting minerals and playing golf.
Our last adventures were Hong Kong and China (April and May 2009 and in November ... full info