I traveled to Emei shan on May 1, a national holiday. Which was not very prudent... see this mass of people? This is a "line" to get on the bus to Emei town. I waited while about ten buses came and went over a period of several hours, trying to push through the mass of bodies for the next bus.
Buddha Likes Pepsi and Monkeys Like Sprite May 10th 2010
Emei shan, or Mt. Emei, is one of China's holiest Buddhist sites. This 3000-meter high mountain in Sichuan province is home to countless monasteries and pavilions, and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China.
I have been whining about how much I want to go to Emei shan for several months. Finally, my friends said "just go already," so I booked a flight to Cheng ... 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