Today I Climbed The Mountain June 23rd 2012 We drove about 2 hours yesterday outside of Chengdu to the city of Leshan and the Temple of the Giant Budha.
On the way I saw many fields of rice, lotus flowers, corn on the cob corn( those were small areas like we would have in our backyard), grape vineyards and they we're covered with netting.
When we got to Leshan, we went to the Giant Budha which is carved in the side of a mountain t ... read more
Asia » China 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