Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
TravelPod Member ReviewsShangri-La Hotel Chengdu
Amazing, helpful. A joy to stay at after having travelled rough for so long. Reception couldn't be more helpful.
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Chengdu would become our home for the next 8 days because one of our group would have a serious and horrific accident that would require major surgery. This would end his adventure and his traveling partners. The calamity would show us a part of China that I had no intention of seeing, but which will stay with me for a long time - their hospitals. …
The omens were not good from the outset. The heavens would open and stay that way for weeks. Floods, landslides, major accidents and close calls with death were on the menu for the next few days. It would be a pretty intense time.
We woke in Maoxian to texts from Jon, who had set off early for Chengdu to fix his suspension, which had …
... immigrants are not taught another language. They must learn their ethnic language from parents. National curriculum requires more recess between periods, morning or afternoon, they have 35 minutes. Research shows longer recess improves learning. I have always felt this way. Children need to be children and release energy and play with and build friendships.
Typical elementary day: 9 AM children arrive, have classes until 12, 12-2:30 ...
... for three weeks. It is run by a chinese/french lady and it is very clean and modern. Our double room was only 7 pounds a night and the shared western bathrooms were covered from ceiling to floor with colourful mosaic tiles. These were by far the best english speaking staff we had met! I even had a geographical / political debate with one young receptionists about the three gorges dam and china's one child policy!
We are eating Chinese every meal ...
... improved a bit but is still well below par. It took us a bit to find the place though because no one would listen to the person who had been there before (which I didn't understand. I believed her). This place has an English menu which was nice since there were two vegetarians with us (three in the group total). In China instead of ordering individual dishes, you order dishes for the table since the serving size is so huge. We ordered some fried potatoes (so good that we ordered ...