le shan and the giant buddha

on of the weekend of the mid-autumn festival, i took the train to le shan, home of the giant buddha. the le shan buddha is more than 1,200 years old and was carved into the cliff facing the confluence of the three rivers flanking le shan. the statue is 71 meters tall, the largest stone buddha statue in the world. each ear alone is 7 meters tall. first, some street photography, including a photo of what appears to be the largest cucumber i have ever seen: i went to the buddha park on the sunday of the weekend, and it…