Jinjiang Generation Commercial Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chengdu
Colourful Lake - Obviously for being so colourful
Long Lake - You get the picture
Some are less obvious -
Arrow Bamboo lake - ?,
Tiger lake - Apparently looks like a sleeping tiger
Tiger Waterfall - Apparently sounds like a roaring tiger
Sleeping Dragon Lake - It wouldnt be Chinese without some reference to a dragon.
All the lakes and all the waterfalls are worth the visit to the park on their own. They are ...
... and wide alleys precinct” (guess why!!) was organised to enjoy some time in a tea house. The area retains the look of old Chengdu first developed in the 1600s. A lot of the Chinese population eat away from home at night (as many homes are cramped with more than one generation) and enjoy
activities in the local “green or other areas”.
... everybody takes the opportunity to get out their umbrellas and show them off. There are so many cute designs with frills and patterns! They seem to also have different umbrellas to match their outfit, and millions of different shoes! They can all rival the shoe collection of Carrie Bradshaw from Sex in the City!
A funny thing that also happened to me over the weekend was that I wanted to see if there were any shoes that would fit me. ...
... I would live.
- Now we're traveling all over the country.
On Saturday night we left Beijing on a night train to Xi'an -- the capital city of Shaanxi province. This is where my friends and I traveled to over the Fall holiday break.
Visited the Great Mosque, had a very interesting lecture on Islam in China by a Huizu professor. The whole lecture was in Chinese and one of the students translated, it was so cool. My travel group is nice and ...
... and paddy field landscape. There were many, many people working in the fields, planting rice, up to their knees in dirty water. Saw one working with water buffalo.
We had some homegrown entertainment on the bus with one or two people singing or telling jokes, so the journey was good fun.
Once again the guide had downplayed the hotel a bit too much, so we were relieved to find the room is ok. A bit shabby compared with the rest, ...