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... a breeding center is the relatively high number of panda cubs. But you don't really get any infos. It was all a bit disappointing. In the end the best thing was to see the Red Pandas. They are small balls of red fur with funny face paint. In one enclosure, visitors are on a path while red pandas can roam freely and come close to you when they feel like it.
Après un long trajet en bus entre Lijiang et Panzihua (Béryl est la mieux placer pour dire cela ...
... were very cute and we spent a few relaxed hours just watching them.
Besides the giant pandas the center also had red pandas which are not really pandas but look like a mix of a raccoon and a fox. Interestingly their “cages” were semi-open and so that they could more or less freely roam the whole park – you could always figure were they were if you followed the screaming tourists. Good fun too.
On Tuesday we got up bright and early to catch the 7:30am bus to Jiuzhaigou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting crystalline lakes and spectacular waterfalls. ETA: 3:30pm (an 8-hour journey).
At around noon, 5 hours into the journey, we came across a traffic jam. After sitting there idling for a while, our bus driver then turned off the engine, opened all the windows ...
Lonely Planet describes the capital of Sichuan "as grey, lacking any noticeable attractions, bad weather and awful traffic. And yet, everyone is left satisfied." Turned out to be precisely what we have experienced. On arrival, our taxi driver charged us just over a dollar for the ride, refused our tip and the accommodation combined the ambiance of a cool hostel with privacy of a hotel. Sasha and Dasha did not sleep well for the last three nights (train – hostel – train) so ...
... I was the only one willing to go. One ended up bailing due to time restrictions and one of the New Zealand guys bailed because of the cost for 3 people and the fact that they were only at the start of their trip. Given the difference between 3 and 4 people was only a couple of hundred dollars I really dont think the trip was within the guys budget to begin with.
While originally I had not been planning to go to Tibet I had sort of convinced myself it would be ...