Lan Hong Hotel
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... and river diversion from about 256BC and was an amazing piece of engineering.
There were two more suspension bridges which I jut managed to inch my way across a well.
We arrived back to the hotel at 730pm to find that the men had all gone off to dinner. Invitations to join them were universally declined in favour of a simple night in.
A nice cup of Earl Grey and a check of photos and an early night were on the cards.
... mild or the spicy Sichuan this region is renowned for. Our first dish was bull stomach which actually tasted ok and for the first time we had a dessert. Didn't look much but was delicious jelly with watermelon and nuts. Afterwards we went shopping to Carrefour to get stuff ready for tomorrow then returned to the hotel and played far too much cards with a vvv early am start ...
... to other forms. We suspected that what we were signing up for was a probably a performance customized for tourists but decided that we would go anyway as we wanted to sit back and be entertained.
The show did not disappoint. All elements of a traditional Sichuanese opera were presented including stunts like fire-spitting and face-changing, where the characters in bright costumes wear vividly colored masks which they change within a blink ...
... some rug be in serious need of cutting. So does this limited range of motion matter for anything? Yes, yes it does.
Fourteen months ago as I walked toward my plane to leave my world behind, so many things rolled through my mind. Through this cacophony of feelings surfaced my biggest fears—death, dismemberment… and squat toilets. If I die, I die. I know that sounds harsh to anyone who cares about me, but that’s life, well the end of ...
... lots of sichuan pepper), and a plate of fried pork rice. Both delicious, although we both thought the rice was a bit better of the two. :) We paid and vacated our seats quick, because he was clearing our table and inviting another guest to sit while we were getting up. Lol. On we walked, northward! Walking north on the main road was a really awesome plan because it's the same path that the metro takes...so we can walk until we're tired and then ...
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