Pretty Tianfu Hotel
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... stroll around Sichuan University campus
and a beautiful garden with many types of bamboo.There were a lot of
people spending their leisure time here - playing Mahjong, playing
with diablo and rubber twirling sticks, music, tai chi, practising calligraphy
Back at the hotel I was on a mission to find some Earl
Grey tea and one of the ladies found some in the local German restaurant that
... is literally just filled with huge shopping centres and row upon row of designer shops so it does seem that there may be a lot of money in some Chinese pockets. Then you get a bleak reminder that poverty is still very much there when you walk past people begging for money. We saw one young man with missing arms and another that was bent over double due to some kind of spinal condition as far as we could see. It really ...
... away on the pulp. Since bamboo is low in nutrients, they need to spend several hours a day going through tons of this stuff to have a satisfactory meal! There wasn't much information on how much they spend on dentist bills. But It was heartening to see a few panda cubs wrestling away with their mothers while moms were trying to feed.
There are over 50 giant pandas at the base and to keep things interesting, all the pandas are identified ...
... 8230; by force if necessary.
I’m in trouble here. Stay calm. Remember your training. Training!? What the… ? I’m forced to abandon my plan. My full run has changed to a short, tight march. I two-step shuffle toward the nearest entrance to the mall. My head darts about in every direction looking for a sign with the satisfied little man standing next to the relieved little woman. I spot it with ...
... chowed down and were surprised (pleasantly) by innards! :) One bowl had tripe with marinated bamboo shoots, and the other had pork intestine stewed with chunks of carrot. Both were a bit funky, but not in a bad way. Treated well (and these were), tripes and intestines can be absolutely delicious. Both were spicy and had lots of sichuan pepper. (More numb tongue, lol) By the time we were done and walking home, it started to rain. And boy, did it ...