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Because we did not have the home stay we had the morning to ourselves. We set the alarm (Terry's sounds like a fire alarm), up and dressed in the same clothes we wore yesterday. No sense in putting on clean as we would come back to shower. We grabbed a quick breakfast then walked over to the Greater Wild Goose Pagoda. We ended up in the wrong line! The one for students and I believe I am way past that. We finally got in the right line, bought ...
... woven pieces, of hand stitching, the pieces are absolutely gorgeous. They also use the silk to make duvets. Although we did not purchase one, we seriously contemplated it. They are incredibly soft, and will keep you warm in the winter, but light enough to keep you cool in the summer. Perhaps next year I can pick a set up...this means I'll need to repaint the bedroom.
We left the silk factory, and ...
... allowed better viewing of the pandas as they are out early. It took some persuading but Carole agreed to hold a baby panda (for a siginificant donation!) after which she felt it was one of the bst things she's ever done - she diid'nt express any comparisons with John or Becky!
Usual visits to silk brocaide factory and old town followed.
Flight to Guilin next and hopefully another highlight.
... veg from the hotpot and add it to your own small bowl which contained rapeseed oil and garlic (you could add as little or more than you wanted including MSG or salt).
Amazing food. Probably my favourite of the trip, even though I burnt myself on the oil. Duh!
My evening was spent watching very excitable Chinese tourists on the boat singing Karaoke.
One of those moments that you had to be there to see it.
On Monday, May 2 at 8 AM (CST), I took a flight from Shanghai (Hongqiao Airport) to Chengdu International Airport. The plane was a bit small, so my long legs did not appreciate the flight at all. Besides that, the service was great and the in-flight meal wasn't bad either. I flew Shanghai Airlines.
From there, I took a taxi to Sichuan University, where I will be staying for my duration in Chengdu. When I got in the cab, ...