Mount Qingcheng: Home of Taoism

Today, we first went to Qingcheng Mountain to visit two different Taoist temples. We went up the mountain by using a cable car. Once we reached the top of the mountain, we hiked for 20 minutes to visit the temples. During the hike, there were a lot of street vendors that were trying to sell us food. Once we reached to the temple, we were astonished by not only the beauty of the temple, but also how well the architecture was maintained and clean. After visiting the Qingcheng mountain, we then went to a local restaurant, where they served us authentic Chengdu cuisine. 

Qingcheng 3

Dujiangyan: 2,000 years of irrigation

After lunch, we went to the Dujiang Weir National Park to see the Min River and the man made island. The man-made island was constructed during the Qin dynasty in order to manage the water flow from the Min Mountains.

Dujiangyan Copy

Reunited With Our Partners at Chengdu FLS!

After visiting the dam, we went to the Chengdu Foreign Language School to meet up with the host families. It was an amazing experience to see a lot of children rushing from their classrooms in order to catch a glimpse of us. The head master of the school gave us a brilliant speech about how he was happy to host us into their school. After meeting the head master, we spent the rest of the day with the host families.

School Welcome
School Welcome 2

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