Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... young pandas were taken off for
cuddles for this program.
The red pandas who had appeared to be posing for
pictures were, I realised today, taking turns to watch for lunch. After it was
delivered by means of an ingenious drawbridge they disappeared to sleep in
We then set off for "Wide and Narrow Street".
This was an area rebuilt to resemble old Chinese streets and was ...
... BC . In the 1990's the local gov't decided that the museum should be built- national treasures but the Chinese are not comfortable with this odd culture and therefore this museum is not well known in China- the bronze ware and jade ware artifacts are considered too different from today's Chinese culture. The civilization disappeared very quickly- flood, or plaque or earthquake or war or aliens- no human remains have yet ...
... How did you pick your outfit? We pick out our outfits from about 7 giant racks and if you couldn't decide they would help you out. Than, assistants zipped us up in the dressing room and sowed the dress the rest of the way, or used belts, to fit our special shapes. *How was makeup done? We all sat down at a dresser with a mirror, where our hair and makeup stylist await. They applied coverup, eyeshadow, eye liner, mascara, ...
... so excited that someone was interested in her life, so she gladly told me how to cook and prepare many different dishes. Then we got to eat them! That was another bonus, as before then I hadn’t had any home cooked meals in China. It was interesting to see how the food differed from restaurants and what Chinese people ate at home. I’ll probably always remember Beibei’s mum sucking out the brains from a chicken’s head in a soup they made.
So if ...
By the time Jules left us in Lijiang were were exhausted, so we decided to head over to Chengdu for some downtime. Since it was planned at the last minute we ended up catching an eight hour train back to Kunming and then an early morning flight out of Kunming the next day ( we were too late to get a flight out of Lijiang and we weren't keen on a marathon train journey the whole way). We bought seat tickets this time as we were travelling during the day and ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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