Trấn Quốc Pagoda (Vietnamese: Chùa Trấn Quốc, chữ Hán: 寺鎭國), the oldest Buddhist temple in Hanoi, is located on a small island near the southeastern shore of Hanoi's West Lake, Vietnam.. History. Finalement, il s’agit d’un village similaire au Puy du Fou en France avec de nombreux spectacles d’époque. The pagoda is a historic Buddhist temple in the central Ba Đình district (near the Thăng Long Citadel), Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. All with return flights (national and S.E.A flights) costing approximately 2000.-RMB / 240.-Euro/ 330.-USD / 205.-PoundsSterling (high season prices, for low season prices knock off 500.-RMB)!! :D)-, Something I haven’t mentioned yet is that every night we slept in yurts, on the dirt (or sand in desert), and 5 guys all spooning each other—and for some reason they all tried to cozy up to me, so every night I´d wake up squished between two guys, sometimes hugging me, sometimes stealing my blankets- let´s just say that I definitely know I am heterosexual after all the touching I went through during the trip (even Dulung got involved!) The Huong Pagoda (English: Perfume Pagoda, Vietnamese: Chùa Hương, Chinese: 香寺) is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. But it’s like anything in life; you have to put the work in to reap the rewards. We opened the office exactly yesterday, one week ago. We had booked a night in a hotel …Germanheartattack#-1…The location was 100% based on being close to a Turkish restaurant we wanted to try out, called the Sultan- the food was amazing and our first kebabs in a long time with the hummous, tzatiki, salads, flat breads and all grilled meats! Après avoir refait nos forces avec plusieurs tasses de thé vert et une bonne cuisine chinoise authentique et bio (puisque tout est semé et récolté sur la montagne) nous avons décidé de commencer notre descente. It is the place where the Complete Perfection School of Taoism was developed. 9pm- arrived at our destination, had great warming hearty Mongolian food, followed by drinking games and more beer. Cette montagne, très connue dans la province du Shandong, est un must à voir lors de votre séjour à Qingdao et un pur plaisir pour les amateurs de randonnée. Thank you for reading part I, part II is coming up next week with stories on grass plains and horse milk alcohol. What followed was a afternoon, of running around sand dunes, wrestling, racing, picture taking, dune surfing on sledges (sitting and standing), jumping of sand dunes and seeing how far we could role and in the process swallow 1 or 2kg of sand. We didn’t have a planned route, so we aimlessly made our way past trees branded with QR codes and took in the scenery, which suited us just fine. This holiday is during one of the infamous Golden Weeks in China. Like. But we didn’t want to return to the camp yet ( 48 bottles of water, 60 bottles of beer, dinner and fireworks-) as we were having such a good time, so we kept going! Each park has small shops where you can buy traditional things, scarves, sunglasses, (jade) bracelets, and much more. It’s great to do an internship with Intern China as these types of activities and events are always organised. Inner Mongolia/become mongolian men/adventure time= Success! Surrounding Jincheng and Yudie, Tour Chùa Hương the mountain was militarily important to ancient China. Written by Jack Everett My first official trip with InternChina was to the Danxiashan Geopark in Guangdong province. Beautiful landscape of mountain fuji with chureito pagoda around maple leaf tree in autumn season. Not what we were expecting! Oh yes, sorry the pictures: OK… one sad last thing: this is most probably my last blog post, because I am leaving China in a little less than 10 days. Inner Mongolia Trip: 30th of September to the 6th of October. The last one I visited had an aviary where you can pet different parrots and see birds that were trained in different things. The Pagoda is a novelty building, built atop the south end of Mount Penn overlooking Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. mountain. Each of them has a number of parks and all of them have different ‘specialities’. On our way to the rooms we found the room service lady/ her trolley and raided it for extra shampoo and shower gels as we were super dirty! It also has an ancient history, as it is known as one of the birthplaces of Taoism. And complementary sunglasses and electrolyte-rich drink the next day. We were blessed with beautiful weather and the views were spectacular, it really made you realise how big the world is. + More Info. L’ascension fût difficile, surtout pour moi… mais tellement heureuse de l’avoir fait ! Travelling in and around China can be so easy: Just ask our InternChina-team for advise! Avec en tête d’arriver à l’un des nombreux sommets avant le coucher du soleil, nous avons commencé notre ascension sous une fine pluie aux alentours de 11h. We proposed to take pictures so they could print it out and use it as advertisement! (next blog? When thinking of China’s cities many people have Shanghai and its big skyscrapers in mind – hectic city life, hundreds of people in the streets, noise and pollution. Browse By Category. Already incredibly high up, there was a set of stairs to the highest viewing point. En bref, notre journée au Mont Laoshan fût géniale! That park also has a cable cart going up the mountain but to go back down you needed to take a slide which was a lot of fun! We first headed for the Desert, part of the Gobi Desert, taking the away going West from Hohhot and following a lone mini-mountain range. Woman wearing japanese traditional kimono with umbrella at yasaka pagoda and sannen zaka street in kyoto, japan. The most tiring activity was when Joseph Fry (internchina graduate intern-now Head representative of a sourcing company in Zhuhai) and I decided to write out INTERNCHINA in the sand dunes. There are also stores where you can buy drinks, snacks (like popcorn, one of my favourites) and usually coconuts. When we had first arrived we brought with us a bottle of Famous Old Grouse whiskey, as it is customary to bring a gift when staying with the family- and this was a good present apparently , Our car had changed for the last leg of the journey to a normal car, which was fine but meant we were 4 big boys at the back-OUCH- we departed and of we were! We had a general idea as to what we wanted to do in Inner Mongolia: Deserts, Grassplains, horse riding, archery and drinking horse milk alcohol. 4/10/2013-Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Province – Grass Plains. 3:00pm return to Guangzhou Airport. If you are not active/ fit (like me) this is quite a task; I almost gave up at one point but the morale and support from my friends pushed me all the way up to the peak. This is when we decided on Inner Mongolia, where we could find Deserts and Grass plains (green deserts) and hopefully avoid the battalion of Chinese and foreigner tourists. You can easily spend a whole day there. J. The video may take a while to load and I am planning on uploading it onto YouTube soon- Fushan (Qingdao, China), firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. I am based in the city of Zhuhai and this is the second part to my blog on travelling to Big Sky Country: Inner Mongolia (China). Where to find friends to go with you on an Epic Adventure : Inner Mongolia Trip: 30th of September to the 6th of October: Part II, http://www.internchina.com/zh/contact/apply, http://internchina.com/inner-mongolia-trip-30th-of-september-to-the-6th-of-october-part-i/, Inner Mongolia Trip: 30th of September to the 6th of October: Part I, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Week_(China), http://www.internchina.com/zh/about/blog/2012/10/philippines-during-golden-week/?lang=zh&Itemid=244, http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g298555-d1006324-Reviews-Sultan-Guangzhou_Guangdong.html, http://www.andaguesthouse.com/index_eng.htm. I am based in the city of Zhuhai and this is my blog on travelling to Big Sky Country: Inner Mongolia (China). This 5565 x 3710 px stock photo is perfect for projects involving pagoda, culture, and travel. It is a really nice way of spending your Sunday. Portez de bonnes chaussures parce qu’à plusieurs endroits c’est glissant avec pluie ou non. For our last dinner we had a Meat Fest-6kg of meat between 4 guys- 1 huge lamb leg and a full rack of ribs- It was the BEST Lamb meat we had ever had and we washed it all down with local beer- we ended up having some locals join our able, one of them being the 2nd best Inner Mongolian champion wrestler and a bunch of girls of one who nearly vomited on Max. It was amazing and the stars were beautiful with such dry air and barely any light pollution! Add-Ons. Male, Cycling, Hiking, Backpacking, Snowboarding, Splitboarding, Alpine. No matter which area you live in China, there will always be fantastic places to explore nearby. Posted on April 23, 2013. I realised how high up we must have been at this point, as the tea on Laoshan is only grown after a certain altitude to stop the plans being damaged by insects. My friends and I then had a delicious Chinese meal for dinner and went to bed – a perfect day. It took about 45 min to drive to the Guangzhou BaiYun airport (148.-RMB/4pers= 37.-rmb) and after checking in we were on our way to the capital of Inner Mongolia: Hohhot (呼和浩特市 and in Mongolian script see the wiki link)–pronounced: HoHeHaoTe—or as we pronounced it –HohhotisSoHot-, 30/09/2013-Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Province, The flight took 2h30min, and at the airport we caught a taxi for the 20min ride to the city center. Pokhara Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist pagoda-style monument on Anadu Hill of the former Pumdi Bhumdi Village Development Committee, in the district of Kaski, Nepal (now a part of the city of Pokhara).. Shanti Stupa in Pokhara was built by Nipponzan-Myōhōji monk Morioka Sonin with local supporters under the guidance of Nichidatsu Fujii, a Buddhist monk and the founder of Nipponzan-Myōhōji. We met one man very eager to tell us all about the tea fields, and understandably so because they were beautiful! tutorial here. 8:00 am departure from Hohhot in our Jeep and awesome driver. La prochaine fois, j’aimerais bien voir un temple ou une sculpture typique lié au taoïsme. The high-speed train takes only 2 hours, but since April 4 is “Tomb Sweeping Day”, many people travel around and I was not able to buy a high speed train ticket. Tag Archive Chengdu Blogs, Cultural, Qingdao Blogs, Things To Do in Zhuhai, Travel, Weekend Trips, Zhuhai InternChina Events. After a tasty lunch our true journey began with a 2 hour trek to Zhanglao peak. It is a really nice way of spending your Sunday. All Products. (cheeerrs), More information on travelling to Inner Mongolia : http://www.lonelyplanet.com/searchResult?q=inner+mongolia&facet=origin%3Athorntree_thread Where to find friends to go with you on an Epic Adventure : http://www.internchina.com/zh/contact/apply. We stayed in Yurts (Ger in mongolian), in an Oasis (bushes and 2 trees) in the middle of the sand dunes, with no other humans (or much living creatures) for many km around us- it was exactly what we were looking for- Our Adventure had begun. He is our age and our time together was more 5 buddies travelling, laughing and getting drunk together- we still keep in contact using our weixin, and have invited to stay with us in Zhuhai where we would guide him to the local Island!! Le 2 juin est un jour férié en Chine, c’est la fête des enfants, et pour le coup nous n’étions pas les seuls à avoir choisi de voyager à cette période ! This 5565 x 3710 px stock photo is perfect for projects involving pagoda, culture, and travel. They both needed stitches but they’ll be ok. After that we finished our drinks and decided to go clubbing, found a “Box Club” which, I swear, smelled like horses! My name is Philippe Touzin and I am the Marketing and Graduate Recruitment Manager for InternChina. The hermits communicated with each other by shining lights atop their respective mountains at nighttime. Getting up to the top was the hardest part of the day. After some intense negotiations we were able to secure a 5 day trip: -mongolian guide (Mongolian name: Dulung- we became best buds), -all transport/food/accommodation (yurts) costs, – visiting Desert for 2 days 1 night/ visiting grass plains for 3 days 2 nights, -camel riding and desert dune surfing = 2115.-RMB per person! We all came back feeling like Mongolian Men with sore asses, and the best part was when John Pitts fell of his horse- I didn’t get to see the fall, but Max’s description and the thought of it got us all laughing for about 2hours! The horse riding was not part of the tour, and cost 150.-rmb per hour, so we went out for 3hours and rode around with our guides. Other parks also offer small amusement or water parks. If you want to take a trip away to from the city, or want to learn a new skill there is always something for everyone. Eh non, nous ne sommes pas montés jusqu’au sommet de peur de manquer de temps avant le coucher du soleil. Ni hao lecteurs et lectrices! For those of you lucky people of the south, (and possibly the Qingdao ren who can make it down for the trip) you’re in for one of the best photo trips of your time in China: Guilin Go West Young Man: Most commonly found on the back of your pocket variety 20kuai note, (but also in North West of Hong Kong). So we were up and about by 8:03 . 3/10/2013-Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Province – Grass Plains, 9:00am: breakfast (we had the same staple Mongolian food every morning- Rice with mutton soup + warm horse milk- and some sort of bread), Spending the morning going for some more walks and then thanking and saying goodbye to the family for having hosted us. Some may see this as harsh, but at least they don’t kill them and leave them, not one part of the animal goes to waste. Si partir à l’aventure vous intéresse, venez découvrir la Chine! We also took the opportunity to buy over 150 fireworks and 5 cases of beer in one of the small towns. Click on this link to watch a really cool video of me (Steve Nostrand)- holding my camera and showing off Qingdao from the mountains of Fu Shan near my host families home. , Hostel: Anda Guest House: http://www.andaguesthouse.com/index_eng.htm, Hostel Manager, Ms Guan : +86 4716918039 / +86 15947519807, We left the hostel with having organized to meet the following morning at 8am. No park is like the other but they all have one thing in common: there is always something to do. It was an amazing sight. Yes a penis and a vagina. Ça vaut le détour et l’effort physique! We arrived at the visitor center and got our bus tickets, where we then boarded a bus where we felt slightly out of place in our trainers and hoodies, as everyone else seemed to be dressed for a day at work in suits and high heels. We rode back to where we had left our jeep, met a cool little grandpa farmer who showed us the wolves he had caught!! Situé à un peu plus d’une heure du centre-ville par bus (prenez le bus 104), plusieurs chemins s’offre à vous selon votre niveau d’expérience et d’audace. We all have very busy jobs, and trips tend to fall down the Priority list, so 2 months before the trip we were going to Japan, 1 month before the trip to Indonesia, next day to Philippines, next day to Malaysia/Borneo, next day to Nepal….2 weeks before the holidays and we decide to go for China due to China being AWESOME and finding out one of our friends couldn’t leave China for Visa reasons (oops). (John Pitts: Product design/production manager for a design and manufacturing firm that supplies the top MNE’s in the world with highest quality electronic goods/ accessories). The guys were super nice, we were the first foreigners to have gone in their shop so they gave us all the fireworks for free!! ), a taxi ride to the city center should be maximum 30.-RMB. Choose from hundreds of free desktop wallpapers. After an hour of several breaks and my mini heart attacks, we had made it…. Auberge au style tibétain, accueil chaleureux et service professionnel. Download this Premium Vector about Pagoda and mountain on the background illustration, and discover more than 11 Million Professional Graphic Resources on Freepik Download HD wallpapers for free on Unsplash. Since then, a lot has happened. Voici enfin mon premier blog en français! Apply now for an internship in Zhuhai if you would like to see this relaxed side of China. We got the coach back at around 4pm and we all felt exhausted but happy. 3D. He was very cool and explained that his father had built this house and his livestock consisted of: -60 horses- which he herds riding his motorbike from sunrise to sunset, every day. Home Minecraft Maps. On arrival in Guangzhou you can easily take a express bus to the Center of Zhuhai, Gongbei station (last stop). Had some good lunch= Big grilled Naan breads with lamb bbq, followed by going to visit Lama Buddhism temples, pagoda’s, old street market and yes…we got more fireworks for our last night in Hohhot!!! , We had some emotional goodbye’s with Dulung, our guide. 12:00 get up and check out. I recommend anyone who comes to Qingdao or the other cities to go and visit something similar to Mount Lao and enjoy the breathtaking views. He enshrined the hair relic in the pagoda atop Kaylartha Mountain, and was advised by Indra Sakka. As we had asked not to be with any other tourists and there are lots of big Tourist camps, they had found a Mongolian family who could host us, but they had never been there themselves, so it took us sometimes to find the place!- The funniest part was asking for directions, Imagine this scenery: And then asking a passing car or herder, and he says: well keep on going straight, then you see the hill turn right, keep on going straight then you will see 3 trees, turn left and continue for a couple of km and their in that area- there are No landmarks making it very hard to give precise directions! With a height of 1,700 meters and an area of 3 million square meters, it enjoys a marvelous mountain landscape. This easy to construct Japanese pagoda fits well in most places, no matter if it is a jungle, a mountain, or even the middle of a lake. 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