Jinyu Sunshine Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... rice...with tummies full we squeezed our bags closed before catching the local 303 bus to Chengdu international airport. Arriving at the airport we were greeted with English speaking staff, signs and felt at home. We boarded our Airbus A330 bound for Bangkok where we were greeted by 30C heat and Stephens friend Josh from the UK who had spent the past couple of months in India. We arrived at our hostel and headed to the bar.
Signing out Ollie & Stephen
... and then get into a taxi and point. Taxis are really cheap too, especially if you split it between 4 as we were. (Luke was already out and wouldn't be able to attend).
So the dinner was really yummy, lots of new stuff, but what still amazes me, is that it cost us 21 RMB! that's less than three euros! for a full meal out including drinks!
I found out that the next day we would be getting a culture class and some more ...
In Chengdu we discovered that panda's are very cute, giant budhas calm river rapids and Chinese tourists will do anything to get to the front of the queue. We learnt that Chinese youth hostels are surprising nice, good value and staffed by the best English speakers in the city (as they are all uni students practicing their language skills). And confirmed that little local places serve the best food and the most useful phrase in the Chinese ...
... mixture of different tea's and had a small venture into he traditional farmers houses, a good insight into the ‘rural ness’ of Chinese living. Like always we felt welcomed and showered with smiles and glances. Finishing of the evening with a surprise meal from ‘Chinese’ which was very good food, I even eat chicken feet again! I hope this is not sounding to regular by yes the group finished the night off with heading back to the Halloween party street ...
... go to a table with a tea kettle, first offer to refill the people's cups that are at the table where the kettle is located (most say yes as it would be rude to decline), next go to your own table and first refill everybody's cups to the brim before your own. Put the kettle back on the table that you took it from and on the way back, stop at another table to refill. Its a pretty efficient system and ensures that everybody's cups still remain hot and full without the attendants. As ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services