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Mount Lao, The Most Visited Mountain in East Coast of China

Peak of Laoshan or Lao Mountain in Shandong, China. Pagoda en la cima de la Montaña Laoshan.

Laoshan Mountain or Mount Lao (Shan means mountain) is a the most visited mountain in the east coast of China. Its rocks are shaped by ancient glaciers and it is one of the places that gave birth to Taoism. On the road up to the entrance of the mountain you can see some sculptures and small religious buildings related to this. Unfortunately because of the time that day, the people who came with me and I couldn’t go and take

Short Visit to a Buddhist Temple in Qingdao, China

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Here is my visit to a Buddhist temple in Qingdao, China. It is the Zhanshan Temple located in the east side of the Qingdao Zhongshan Park, in the Shinan District. There were several people, but I didn’t see any Westerner. I also believe I was the only one with a camera (except for the ones built-in in cellphones), thus I first hesitated to take pictures. I didn’t know if I could take pictures or not. So I first took one here and there and gradually increasing my number of shots. People seemed very focused on what they were doing.