Kempinski Hotel Chengdu
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Ann and I were up early for our trip to the Panda Conservation and Breeding Centre.
I almost forgot my camera and had a last minute dash back to the room.
It is a lovely place about 30minutes from the centre of the city. The grounds are beautiful with lots of bamboo lining the roadways. Apparently there are 135 species of bamboo but pandas …
I started the day with a power walk along the lovely promenade in front of the hotel.
There were several people doing Tai Chi but also a few older men braving the water for a swim in the harbour.
Also I saw a number of girls in school uniform and most of their uniforms are white and thin cotton with long white socks.
After packing and …
... the bugger escaped!! You had Paul and the lady trying to catch it but it saw freedom and didn't want to go back in that bowl! It was really funny watching Paul chase it around- especially as we'd just shown then photos of huge ones but couldn't get the little one under control!! I wish I had taken photos, but I didn't :-( A guy said something in Chinese but obviously we couldn't understand- so I said sorry, English. They all started laughing!! It ...
Today was a major disappointment. We were scheduled to visit the Leshan Buddha, but unfortunately, due to the heavy rains we have had over the past week, the area is still not safe and the government closed the park. We were all extremely bummed out by this. I know Jeremy and I were especially looking forward to visiting. Although it is better to err on the safe side, especially when ...
... length of the narrow staircase was packed shoulder-to-shoulder with Chinese tourists shoving each other out of the way to get the best photo of the Buddha.
Despite the waiting time, the Budda was an amazing site, I can't even imagine the manpower it must have taken to carve such an enormous statue in 700 AD. He's so gigantic that each of his toenails can hold at least 6 people.
From there we hopped on a bus to Mount ...