Advertisement
« previous next »
Dusty Buddha within the Fayuan Temple  
   

Dusty Buddha within the Fayuan Temple

On a high at the incredible Hanging Monastery in Datong...

October 25th 2014
We woke to sunshine and blue skies on our first morning in Datong. Buffet breakfast was a surprise - absolutely everything you could imagine including endless cappucinnos - a lovely way to start the day. We had been planning on catching a bus out to the grottoes - we knew we would have to hire a driver to take us to the Hanging Monastery a it was 70 kilometres from the city but after talking to th ... read more
Asia » China » Shanxi » Datong

Chinese Flag 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
Advertisement
Tot: 1.548s; Tpl: 0.03s; cc: 31; qc: 131; dbt: 0.0644s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 3; ; mem: 1.7mb