Travel Blogs from Chengdu
It's an early start – we’re up at 04.30 to head out to the airport. Our flight leaves around three hours later, and we’re in Chengdu an hour-and-a-half after that – the end of our only internal flight in China. We’ve got a bus waiting for us at the other end and we jump on board for the transfer to downtown Chengdu. It …
... lying on a major faultline causing various glacial, hyrdological and tectonic activity, we choose to beileve the Chinese story.
The valley splits into 2 paths and here the hop on/off buses are a must, especially if you only have 1 day in the park. We caught the bus to the top of the west fork (Raze Valley) with the intention of walking down. At the top of the fork is a forest that although again had some strange Chinese hitsory to it, it looked pretty much like ...
The one child policy, has brought with it some interesting scenarios, which can vary in provinces, especially where ‘minority groups’ reside. One scenario is "If an only child is a daughter and she marries a boy who is also an only child, they may have 2 children. If a family disobeyed the rule, ...
... as red pandas. The red pandas actually look more like possums or cats with their magnificent furry tails. They also turned out to be much more active than the white and black pandas. I got a little obsessive taking photos of these animals as you will see from the photos whenever I have a chance to upload them. In the afternoon, Matt and I walked to the Wohou Temple. The area around the temple is very charming with canals, shops, ...
... to thank.
We drove back to Chengdu, the architect was in great humour and we talked and joked the whole way. His assistant handed me an envelope with 1500rmb in it. Potato and I were invited out for dinner, I said sure, I'd missed my train at this point anyway. We were taken to the best hotpot joint in town and had a great meal. We were driven back to the hostel and all shook hands after a job well done and actually a ...
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