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Emeishan: 13 hours of stairs climbing to enlightment

It is dark and all one can see are shapes of eleven sleeping bodies of fellow Chinese hikers. Stepped slowly on the ladder to leave the attic of a hermitage we spent the night in, we quickly realized that our bodies have not yet recovered from the eleven hours of stairs climbing the day before. We are back on the track to conquer Mt. Emei, the highest of the four sacred Buddhist mountains of China.

Top of Emeishan

Top of Emeishan

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3-day hiking guide to Zhangjiajie: In the footsteps of Avatar

Zhangjiajie is best known for the location where the Avatar movie was shot. Thousands of Chinese domestic tourists come to witness the natural rock columns and monuments from the e-buses and cable cars, while we take a completely different approach resulting in 41 km hiked in 3 days. Worth every kilometre!

Zhangjiajie aka Avatar mountains is a real jewel in the natural wonderland of China.
Zhangjiajie aka Avatar mountains is a real jewel in the natural wonderland of China.
If you don’t hike in Zhangjiajie, you are missing out on many beautiful viewing platforms where you are mostly the only one to enjoy the vistas.
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A winter (almost) camping trip to Huangshan

We celebrated Chrismas of 2017 in Chinese Yellow Mountains Huangshan. Initially, we wanted to camp on the top of the 1 800 meters high rock formations and carried 20 kg including all winter camping gear all the way up but…

Huangshan (Yellow mountains) are unique rock formation with steep cliffs and sharp peaks. In winter, the peaks are normally powdered with snow but we were not that lucky.
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Spicy experiences from the magical Sichuan, China

The tallest sitting Buddha statue in Leshan, 13 hours climb to the top of Emeishan, Jiuzhaigo waterfalls, spicy food and more! We traveled the Sichuan province in China.

Article in the well-known Czech travel mag Lide a Zeme.  (Only in Czech)

Leshan Buddha

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