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... that were 5 months to 1 year all snugged up and fast asleep.The adult pandas were either lying their eating or fast asleep.
Most organised tours allotted a 3 hour window which would have ruined our day as we spent over 7 hours viewing pandas and visiting all the research facilities, museums and cinematic documentaries.
We make no apologies for posting so many photos and videos, skip onto Xi-an if you don't like pandas.
... people on our tour and spent the day exploring the park with them.
The nature reserve was amazing! Some of the bluest water lakes fed from underground sources. The area used to be covered with glaciers which ground the rocks down into calcium carbonate powder – this is what gives the water the spectacular blue turquoise colour! There were so many multi-layer waterfalls to see as well and the walking platforms had been ...
... After some difficulty we finally managed to hail a taxi to take us back to the bus station, and we made it on to the late bus back to Chengdu.
Once we were back in Chengdu, we all decided we should go for a meal. Sid showed us a local Sichuan hotpot restaurant. We were all travelling on the next day though so we got a 'fairly mild' set of dishes (which basically meant they were still fairly hot) I actually enjoyed the level of spice, but the dishes were swimming in chilli ...
... want to wake him, or pay for the nights sleep, so I quietly made camp again on the sofa. I woke up to music and people talking with some light giggling. Peaking my head out of my sleeping bag, I smile and say 'good morning!' I had a lovely, much needed shower and headed out to see the sights.
I went to the Wenshu Temple where apparently I was a famous person (or so they must have thought) as I was having photos with everyone. I just had to ...
... to them even though they didn’t speak a word of English and our Mandarin hasn’t improved drastically enough to enable any kind of conversations. But armed with my MP3 player, a couple of books and some crackers we managed to get through the journey very well indeed.
Our next destination is called Chengdu and we had not originally planned to come here. However once we found out that our train journey was going to be 36 hours long we decided to add in a couple of ...