Giant Buddha's and Misty Mountains - just another day on the road... November 5th 2012 As we mentioned in our last blog on Chengdu, we were really enjoying the Sichuan region so took a little side trip away from the city for a couple of days to the nearby towns of Leshan, to see the Giant Buddha, and Emei Shan, to climb Mt Emei. We left Chengdu and took a local bus to the bus station in Leshan then changed to another local bus to reach the Giant Buddha, something we had heard great ... 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
Victoria & Scott are off...
September 2010...We work hard and play hard and love our holidays! So much so that six a year just wasn't enough so we left our jobs, friends, family and home behind and took off for nearly 5 months to travel around the world!
South America- Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Chile (September-Mid Oct)
New Zealand- the North & South island in a camper van (Mid Oct-early Nov)
Australia- the East coast from Melbourne-Cairns (Nov)
South East Asia- Singapore, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia (December & January)
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