Being the weekend, I took advantage of the free time and visited the Shaolin Temple up the road from the school. The Shaolin Temple is the partner of the Song Shan Temple that I visited last weekend, with Song Shan being the spiritual home of the art. There’s actually a daring route round the back of the mountain from the Shaolin Temple to Song Shan Temple via a rope bridge. These days, the Shaolin Temple is more of a tourist attraction. Never-the-less, it was well worth the visit.

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