Philharmonic Hotel of SCCM
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... over a board walk through a wetland, and arrived at a lake with herons standing at the other side. We also saw a swimming turtle. We've been seeing lots of unrecognized birds, and Rick's bird list gets ever more descriptive: 'milk chocolate coloured bird' was a recent one, and 'speckled-collared dove' another. One thing we're seeing lots of are swifts and swallows. And sparrows are always with us, though no longer the pied wagtails which followed us til the end of ...
... we did before getting on the train was to get an Egg McMuffin, and the first thing after getting off was to head to KFC for coffee. It's that you can guarantee western chains will have coffee, whereas it's doubtful that other places will!
After having our coffee, the metro had died down a little which meant we were able to make our way to the hotel. When we were booking the hotel we had no idea what Chengdu was like, and we had picked it purely through looking ...
... quiet at all times, the tour group guides and the Chinese tourists still managed to bellow and scream at each other ruining the experience slightly later in the morning, I couldn't hold it in any longer and so proceeded to shush a tour guide as he was shouting at his group! Some of the tourists later in the day were even taunting the red pandas while we were in an enclosure with them despite it saying they can be aggressive at times and have hurt tourists in ...
... off part where I found a bamboo museum with a few interesting pieces as well as a few old chinese buildings in a traditional style chinese garden. Wandered around the buildings and by the river for a bit before heading back to the hostel where I killed some time before heading out to the chinese opera show.
Found that I really enjoyed the Chinese Opera show. Lots of small enntertaining acts and best of all I was only two rows from the front of the stage.
... comfortable.... once again I was wrong.
We waltzed in around 10pm to get our massage. Unfortunately, the place was shorthanded seeing as how we wanted 4 massages so they had to call in some people. I'm not sure if massages are supposed to hurt that badly or if the people who massaged us were ****** for getting called in, but my neck and shoulders were actually 50x worse than when I went in. I remember hoping for ...