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... the whole market so I assume it wax a joke at our expense! Oh well We walked round the corner where they had live chickens- not sure if they were for meat or eggs, but on the meat counter, there was chicken on display and I mean EVERY part! Including the head. We carried on waking!!! We headed to the bus station as we needed to catch an early bus to Mount Emei the next morning then decided to go to see Chairman Mao's statue. XXXX By this point it ...
... with such a beautiful creature. And really it is a connection with the panda. It's just a heart warming and magical experience.
After pandas was the silk museum and that was just amazing. It was interesting to learn how the silk was made and what it was used for in ancient times but the artwork! Wow that was just crazy!!!! There was one specific piece that really struck me and that was called "Intangible culture heritage" which I have pictured below. Now ...
We are now in Chengdu, the only reason we are here is to see pandas, I can see pandas in any zoo, they aren't even in the wild here, and it’s a breeding program
I gave it a miss, sorry
The good news is we are on another train tomorrow, not just one but 2
We leave here at 10 am, get to the station, catch a train at Kunming, ...
... good, some downright awful) and in the middle of the park a photography exhibit, a group of about 60-70 people dancing in unison and what I have to say is the weirdest fashion show I have ever seen.
After that we headed to the old part of Chengdu, to hopefully get something to eat and check out a monastery. The old town is much more authentic looking than the old part of Shanghai, and the monastery (Name?) was probably the best one we have seen ...
... that sort of thing. The storyline was a bit hard to follow, as several major scenes just didn't make sense in terms of how they were supposed to fit together as a whole.
Even though the show was pretty bad, I was glad that I went and that I got to share the experience with my classmates. As we were leaving, some of my classmates invited me out
again, and I gladly agreed. When we got back to their dorm, I took down some information about ...