A Weekend in the Country

On the bus to Leshan, escaping the city — still passport-less — for a night. Mah jong. Crowds gathered at the Grand Buddha, the tallest of its kind in the world at 71m. Luis and Tela, my erstwhile weekend travel companions.
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This Week in Photos

We’re on our last day of a two-week sidetrip through the remote mountains of western Sichuan province, a detour prescribed by our American friends Liz and Doug as an antidote to the smoggy, anonymous Chinese cities we’d called home for the…
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