King Chuan Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... and realised that we should definitely have brought the wide lens version of our camera. The Buddha stands approximately 80 metres tall and after taking in the statue a little more we headed for the tombs and a Buhhdist temple which were situated in the park. After failing to spot a monk we headed back to the hostel for much needed dinner and some time to reflect on our first month on the go.
A long but much needed sleep saw our day ...
... and a golden statue of Guanyin, one of Buddhism's most important Bodhisattva.
The next afternoon I headed to the train station, where I began a 16 hour journey back to Kunming. The trains in China are infamous for their character, and I have to say that the ride exceeded my expectations. It wasn't as loud as some trains supposedly are, and although I was in a crowded and inexpensive section, I had enough space and enough respect from the people around me to have a peaceful ...
So maybe you are curious what I've been doing since I've arrived. Well the answer is exploring.
The first day I met with Elaine again and she showed me about a little and we had brunch together. I had the best food that I have had in a while! It was this rice with tomato sauce and egg, with carrot and peppers. Very delicious! And cheap! It cost 7 RMP which is about one euro, even less most likely! So we ate that and then ...
... 8217; with having no choice on the menu, she choose it all while me and lee wait in vain too see what dishes land on the table! A dish I did not want to see again.. Pigs brain.. but this time stirred into what looked like a porridge ..hmm but good, chicken wings J, bbq fish on stick, tofu, a few other little dishes.. oh and how can I foget a fully grown adult chicken feet hmm. As usual a good night of laughter. The following day ‘Chinese’ and her cousin Kong ...
... someone to sweep it up.
I swear to God, it doesnt get much better than China for people watching or perhaps me being stared at incessantly is starting to ware off the other direction. I chose an empty bamboo chair at a heavy, red and carved sandstone table along with a nice couple and another man. Right now Im reading Mastery of Love and I think that the thought I was reading in Chinese at first and were pretty impressed. The motioned to see the cover and kind of laughed ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center