Kempinski Hotel Chengdu
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... there was another walking tour planned for the day so we got up and headed for a quick breakfast/lunch in the restaurant next door. Inspired by the previous day’s dumplings, we got a pot of dumplings to share with a noodle dish each. As the restaurant was literally adjacent to the hostel they must have been accustomed to tourists as they instantly pointed to a bit of writing at the bottom of the menu that said “no Sichuan pepper” and “no ...
... the next waiting for my dear friend Murdoch to come join me for a couple months. More about that in the next entry. Thanks for reading, hope you've pardoned your prodigal son and are willing to return him to your literary clutches!
In closing, I really liked China, it had its bureaucratic oddities, but it really endeared itself to me. The people are consistently generous and helpful, the food is amazing, and the landscape is beautiful, I look forward to returning in the ...
... emerging everywhere.
We travelers agree that Mao at the heart of Chengdu, one of the most technologically advanced and progressive cities in China, is an apt metaphor for the confusion we feel about what we see in incredible economic and social advances (since some of us were here nearly thirty years ago) and the communist policies at the heart of this change.
We see pros and cons of a communist China everywhere. Because the government owns all the ...
... in hand, we got a lift to the bus station that would take us to Shijiazhuang airport in the most straightforward and economical way. While waiting, we were accosted by rogue taxi drivers attempting to get a hefty fare out of us affluent yet ignorant foreigners, but despite their ever lowering prices we opted for the safety of the bus.
The plane journey was hilarious. As we boarded what must have been a stopover flight, we were met by hundreds of gaping ...
minuet film on it all when you first get there in a small cinema. The
only slight down side and it is to be expected is that it is quite
busy so there are a lot of pensioners tours full of Americans and
English there so whenever there is a panda near you have a bit of
crowd vying for a good spot!
On our last day in Chengdu Rein Richie and Elaine arrived from Xian and it was Richies birthday we had missed them in Xian and hadn't
seen them since ...