Nanfu Bund Hotel
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After lunch we walked through People's Park. One brave member of our group chose to get his ears cleaned out; it cost 30 yuan or $5. He sat in a chair right in the middle of people enjoying tea; it wasn't only our group that photographed the process, which included a very long implement that looked as if it could go in one ear and out the other, brushes, and a tuning fork. I could not figure out why a ...
... location). Chengdu is a large city, it's quite spread out as the main roads, streets and pavements are very wide, a bit like New York. We could not use the underground to get places as all the stops, signs and lines were in symbols, we used a city map to navigate ourselves around using the roads as names of streets were in symbols too. Taxi's here are cheap, we always ask for the meter, it starts at 8¥ for the first 2km. On our first day we got a taxi to the ...
... thank you” He still looked bewildered, but we walked away. “I guess tipping doesn’t happen in this society then” said the notoriously tight-fisted Dan “I love it here more and more every day, what a country”.
We left the department store and walked back down to the renovated ‘hutong’ area we had seen earlier. Dan was right, it was lovely, it was a balmy night and it was just like walking around ...
... during the night!
We had arranged for our hostel to pick us up from the train station and by the time we dragged ourselves off the train and got to the station entrance there was already another couple waiting with the hostel representative. As we waited for the bus to the hostel we got chatting to Jorg and Maria and we all hit it off straight away. So much so that we have ended up travelling together ...
... our one back was quite over weight. this way we can distribute better and we are lucky as we get to send home a bag from Japan when we go there.
We went back to the hotel to drop off the suitcase and get dried off and took another taxi down town to xi road, that is the shopping district with high end malls and the centre square. For me this was not all that interesting I much preferred the morning outing to Jin li where there was oriental architecture and a sense ...