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... Lan have missed their bus to Leshan so they decide to follow me to my hostel to see if there are any spare beds for the night, which there are. They ask me to join them for dinner but as they were looking for something extra spicy I politely declined, I was tired and my stomach had just about recovered I didn't think burning it would be appreciated. I spend the evening at the hostel eating, resting, skyping and booking hostels for the next few ...
... frame, one of you holding the panda, and one of you washing bamboo for the pandas to eat. This experience is worth the total cost of the trip...absolutely amazing!
After eating lunch, we went to the Sichuan Silk Museum and Factory, to learn about the creation of Chinese silk. We were taken through the history of silk making in China, as well as the process of getting from egg to finished silk thread, ...
... the way. I then found a Starbucks next door and had a decent (albeit expensive) Americano - how sad is that - in China!! There are times when I long for a decent cup of coffee. There really is not much to do in Chengdu except for the Pandas. However, did go to a great Vegetarian restaurant there.
So, the next day I had intended to take the bus to Mt Emei - one of China's four sacred Buddhist mountains - stay for 2 nights - go ...
... spacious and modern. When we finally got going the train got up to speeds of 198km/hr. If this had been the original journey by a train of many moons ago it would of taken up to 10hrs. Thank god for modern technology!
Chonqing was all farmland around 30yrs ago, now its a big sprawling city full of tower blocks. I'm amazed by all these buildings. Chonqing wasn't for discovering, it was the start of the Yangtze cruise. ...
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