Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... we tasted yak butter tea, barley cakes, and barley beer. The cake and the beer were tasty, but the tea was sort of salty and greasy and is really an acquired taste. Finally, we again tried to to visit the local street. It was still very crowded, and after a brief walk we decided to sit on the curb and watch the crowd. We soon became a photo op for many of the Chinese, and had a good time laughing and posing for and with them. It was a happy way to end our short visit to ...
... he think I will remember this? Am I paying close enough attention? Shoot, does he know that I am directionally challenged? We eventually get to school, but then I have to go through security and secure my bike, making me late for my first class. I run into the classroom and there are 50 Chinese students all staring at me. My hair is all damp and frizzy from the rain, my nose is running, my glasses are sprinkled with drops of rain, but what do I hear? "You are ...
... all a bottle as a gift, along with panda books. The review was followed by a media briefing, and then our work was complete! Considering we were all somewhat uncertain how the project would proceed when we arrived, we were all very pleased with the outcome. We celebrated with another outstanding meal hosted by Wen Chao and the local IBM team. After much food and drink, I thought we'd call it a night, ...
... all sat around a big table making chinese dumplings and eating it together afterwards. This is a chinese new years celebration tradition for families.
We met a nice english couple in the hostel who gave us some good travel tips for Vietnam and they also convinced us to travel to Loas. We shared a couple of beers and some chinese rice wine.
The next day we went for the traditional Hot Pot, famous in the sichuan region. Its basically a pot ...
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* Don't you just love Chinese characters and how 1, 2, 3 are written with 1 line, 2 lines, 3 lines! Oh I love it!
When we showed up in the examination room there seemed to be an overload: 100 people in a 50 people limit room. Oh was it hot, loud, and crowded! We first started off with an orientation. That was probably my favorite part of the day. The ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility