Meihua Goldentang International Hotel
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... of us who'd made the same choice and the others had already started. We joined them and worked our way through an impressive array of meats delivered to the table after being cooked on skewers - a slice (or two or three) was carved off onto your plate. There was also a large selection of salads and vegetables. Drinks weren't included in this meal so we bought a bottle of local wine - French cuttings had been used to develop a vineyard in Hubei province and the results were quite pleasant.
... wish I was at a level where I could actually have a conversation in Mandarin. As many of you know, I love to travel to foreign countries and experience cultures that are actually foreign, and this part of China definitely feels foreign.
Today I took a trip to the Tomb of Emperor Jingdi, a museum and excavation site located about a half hour outside of town. While the Tomb is an incredibly important archeological site and a fascinating place to ...
... rather nervous at having to serve some "big noses" (we've been trying to go to local places to eat rather than the standard tourist restaurants so have mostly been the only non-Chinese people in the places); a lady in the Muslim Quarter who we bought some shoes from.... But in general the majority of the people we interact with are quite rude and abrupt. Perhaps it's a cultural thing but they come across as very stern and nobody seems to ...
A disappointing change.
At arrival in Chengdu I immediately purchased my ongoing ticket for Xian, about 850 km north east of Chengdu. Often the staff of a hostel will take care of it and for the cost of a $1.50 they will get the ticket for you. When the chap went out to get the ticket he returned within three minutes meaning that he didn't get it from the station but elsewhere. Yesterday I found that the ...
... a modern tank which contained Archers.
Once home in the afternoon, I watched a couple old "MASH" episodes on my ancient computer and took a short nap. Around 5:30 PM, I ventured out to explore the city for a couple hours, this time I was on a quest for DVD stores which might have some old movies in the English language. Pointlessly riding around is not much fun, but throw in a quest.... the ride becomes ...