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I loved the little Buddha holding up the hand. I'm sure it was to support the weight but I thought that was super cute!
Datong Day Two

October 5th 2010
So are you tired of me yet!?! I know I just posted yesterday but have to show you what I saw today. Plus there is only one english channel, CCTV, and really, it's only news. So with that, on to the blog! Today I did go to the Yungang Caves as I mentioned yesterday. My guide book stated there are 51,000 Buddha statues and although I didn't count, I wouldn't be surprised by that number. Ther ... read more
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