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... Panda Breeding Centre. We had to wake up early for it, as pandas’ unique lifestyles mean they are only ever awake for about 2 hours a day.
In total there are about 120 pandas in the entire complex. That is roughly one in every ten or twenty globally. That is actually a scary statistic as they really are dangerously close to becoming extinct. Luckily though the centre has developed a great breeding program over the past few decades that even includes sex ...
... again at five extremely cranky, unruly, an altogether unsavoury sight.
Heading into the city, I felt as victorious as a Caesar heading into Rome after a glorious conquest. I'd picked out a hostel which had been recommended to me by some other cyclists and made my way there around noonish. As is always the case, it is especially strange, to return to civilization, like Jesus out of the desert, after so many days on the road and takes me a while to find my tongue with ...
... a cable without connectors, or you have a cable that is not according the specs. But on the other hand, they will always try to solve it in the "Chinese Way".
They are working so non-efficient. The salary of the workers is so low (1500-3000 RMB = 150-300 euro/month) that they do not mind to build a wall, break it down again because they forgot a part that needs to be inside and the rebuild the wall again. If you need to make cement, just do it on the floor, 5 people after you ...
Now it's time to vist Chengdu's Giant Panda Reserve and admire the world's largest Grand Buddha in Le Shan.
The capital of Sichuan, Chengdu is a modern city with a relaxed culture, typified by its pleasant gardens and teahouses. A distinct part of city life, teahouses are found in parks and other spaces, and are often no more than a collection of rickety chairs and ...
... in two minds for a while as it is extremely expensive for the time you get to spend with them, just enough to get a few pictures. But once we laid eyes on the panda there was no question about it, we had to spend the money, it was a once in lifetime opportunity that we couldn’t let go, I like to think of it as a present from Chris’s brother and sisters who were kind enough to give us some money as a gift before we left. We had ...