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... we find foreign cultures and environments when traveling for a short time, but now that we've been at it for 5+ months, the comfort of predictable safety and a clean, modern environment is reassuring.
Chengdu is a third tier city in China, meaning it's small for China at "only" 14 million people. We were staying in a hotel in the center of town - China being the only country where we only considered hotels as accommodations since there are few ...
Chengdu is the capital of the Sichuan province. Another mega city, this time home to 14 million people! Our first impression of the city was that it appeared to be much cleaner and the air much clearer than Beijing. Neil was very excited as this city is famous for spicy hotpots.
We used Chengdu as a base to visit other areas in the Sichuan province. Everywhere we visited had to be reached by a loooong bus ...
... and Amanda were coming to the end of their trip around the world. They had gone to India and then moved on to South East Asia and then up into China. They had a few places they suggested I visit when I get to SE Asia... Amanda insisted I should go to the Panda sanctuary in Chengdu tomorrow, but I knew I would have my work cut out just getting my onward transport arranged, and wouldn't have time for any more sightseeing... Watching a load of Pandas just lazing around doesn't really float ...
... change. You don't realize how ****** it is to be cold literally 24/7 until you've experienced it. Problem 2 solved
Wednesday: Such a good day! We found an internet Café and finally got to contact people in depth ( I think this timeline is right; it may have been Tuesday) We also went to get bikes AND tried the native food to this province called Hot Pot. It's soo good! Kind of like a spicy fondue. There was lots of ...
... out to be quite big (35 hectares I think) with really spacious and comfortable places for the Pandas to live. I thought there would just be the black and white Giant Pandas there, but there were also the smaller Red Pandas as well. They are much more active and ran about a bit.
There were some cute baby ones about 25 cm long ...