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Mount Emei, China

I arrived in Baoguo, a village at the base of Mount Emei in the Sichuan province, in the early afternoon. Soaring at 3,099 metres, Mount Emei is the tallest of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains in China. Over 30 temples and monasteries, linked by stone-paved paths, staircases, and bridges, dot the mountain range. My plan […]

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Beautiful Jiuzhaigou in Sichuan China

My nine-hour bus ride from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou was a fitting introduction to the classic long-distance bus journey in China. As the bus tore through the narrow, windy cliff roads, swerving around hairpin corners and braking sharply to dodge sudden oncoming traffic, I held my breath and felt every muscle in my body tie up […]

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