Mt. Putuo, Day 2, Part III–Huiji Monastery

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After getting off the cable, we are at the very peak of the island.

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To the other side, together.

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A few steps down…

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Huiji Monastery

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It started rainning, no one was praying outside.

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People staying overnight at the temple got their portion of vegetarian food.

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Two monks coming to the temple, a kneel in a few steps.

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Taking Hundred-Step Path down the mountain

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Met a lady in her 60s, walking her way straight up the steep steps, taking a rest every few steps. She said her son is working as a professor at a university in California. She came here to send her blessing.

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Strange rock hanging over the cliff.

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Talking to the lady while she was taking a rest.

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Apparently the path had served as a portion of the local marathon route.

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Some pious Buddhist believer praying their ways up the temple at the top.

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They take a few steps before every kneel.

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Night fall, the lights came up.

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Calm music coming from these rock radios along the path.

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Bottom of the path is Fayu Monastry, where we had visited earlier.

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Taking a small path we found some farms.

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My final seat for waiting for our bus

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A smaller port for other, smaller Buddhist islands nearby.

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This boat looked like a fish with eyes.

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A park with sculptures depicting different temple work.

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Such as people kneeling and praying.

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Laying all the way down to pray.

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Town center.

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We ate at our hotel. The owner made the food for us.

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We especially liked the local beer, not to mention its incredible price. The shrimp was amazing as well.

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My bowl.