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The temple under Tianlong.

The temple under Tianlong.

October 20, 2017

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The temple under Tianlong. XiannĂ¼shan, Wulong county, China.

The temple lies in a valley above which 3 natural bridges arch more than 100 meters above. An other place I’ve discovered with impressive photographies on Internet, as I couldn’t find it using any of the guides I had. To get there turned out to be a bit of challenge, from the remote Chongqing bus station to see the temple, it took me around 4 to 5 hours using 3 different buses. The place is incredible. Imagine a hole with abrupt walls, and a stair winding down to a flat path under a massive stone arch. After a turn, the temple appears. Of course, I wasn’t alone, lots of tourists were shouting and testing the echo, so it wasn’t precisely a soothing experience. The place has been used as a movie stage for Chinese movies, as well as one of the dreaded transformers movies, and you’re regularly reminded of it, like with the big “Optimus Prime riding a dinobot” statue right behind the turn. Anyway, in spite of the crowd and the disputable decorative items, the place was well worth the tour.

  • Model Name: X-T1
  • Date: 2017:10:20 14:50:25
  • Exposure Program: Aperture priority
  • Exposure Time: 1/550
  • F Number: 8
  • ISO: 800
  • Focal Length: 10
  • Exposure Mode: 2
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