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... Red Pandas ( these red and black-masked guys turn out to be all three of our girls favorites of the day and are not pandas at all, but of the raccoon family), the other two mothers in our traveling clan spend the morning and afternoon in long lines in the Emergency Room at the Chengdu Hospital. Traveler's Affliction has visited one of us, and she is attempting to receive treatment for serious dehydration and electrolyte imbalance.
An unexpected lesson we ...
... him for 3 days before letting him go. He then reported her to the police, and she was arrested. Sunny thought this story was hilarious and couldn't stop laughing. I too found it to be interesting and quite ironic. Sunny then said that he thinks the Chinese should be allowed to have guns because it creates an equal playing field, so people would be less inclined to commit crime. I told him that guns do not help lower crime rates at all and that China ...
... be like going to a ‘European restaurant’. We attempted to sample a diverse range, from street vendors selling ‘unknown’ parcels, to high-end vegetarian restaurants. Chengdu Panda base is a sanctuary dedicated to the captive breeding of this species that is really struggling out in the wild (the recent additions to Edinburgh zoo were reared here). Turns out that whilst loss of habitat is a contributory factor in their decline, ...
... of people dancing. From waltzing to line dancing to street dancing. It was great and sometimes rather funny. They attempted to drag us to dance but we resisted. Chengdu's dish is spicy hot pot so we took a chance and went into a small busy chinese restaurant. Luckly one guy spoke a little english and we managed to get some good fish rather than fish heads and tails. The hot pot was hot but tres good.
We started the next day early, off to the Pandas!!! We had ...
... will definitely be going back. The pic is titled "nightcap".
Open container laws are nonexistent yet its not customary for Chinese to drink on the streets but acceptable for foreigners to do so. We finished our beers on the rainy walk back to the hotel planning out our day tomorrow and our visit to the Taoist sanctuary down the street. All in all a pretty awesome pre birthday evening!
Its 1AM Saturday here/10AM Friday U.S. so its zao shang hao and ...
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