King Chuan Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... br> The rest of the day was to rest and pack for the Tibet flight tomorrow. We did visit the local
Department store looking for dark chocolate and bug spray. Oh my! The first floor is a hodge Podge of small open air stores that just blend one into the other without rhyme or reason. We finally figured out how to get to the second floor and that was a little better. The third floor was groceries and we managed to find the chocolate and check out. It was an unintended ...
... 24 steps. Fun fact #1: Once the larvae has encased itself in the cocoon, they are killed so that the silk thread is able to be extracted in one piece. Fun fact #2: Each cocoon will produce a single stand of pure silk thread that is more than 1 mile long. Fun fact #3: The dead larvae do not go to waste! They are roasted, and considered a Chinese delicacy. The craft of Chinese silk is a true art. Whether is ...
... the ferry boats to get the best instead of climbing the 400+ steps to the viewing platform. This was followed by a visit to an 'old village' showing how life used to be but it owed more to Disney than an authentic village.
Next day best highlight to date (for some!), panda reserve and research centre. Really well done, closer to pandas than we expected, and going early avoided the worst of the ...
... we disembarked we made a brief appearance into Chonqing for a hotpot.
The hotpot had two bowls (one inside the other) sat on a gas stove which is set inside a table that you and your fellow diners would share. The outside pot contained chillies and Sichuan Peppercorns, the inner bowl was non-spicy. Dishes of Veg and Meat would be put into the pot to cook and retain flavour. The idea was to take a piece of ...
... he had been sort of tricked.
I said goodbye to the group, as they assured me that they knew the way back to their dorm (it was a relatively close walk from where we were) and rode back to mine.
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