Sofitel Chengdu Taihe
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... seeing even Matt and Katie struggling with the spice after living here for 4 months I just put my food in the non-spicy side of the hotpot!). It was really tasty and during our meal we were treated to a preview of one of the acts of the Sichuan opera – face changing. The performer danced around the restaurant, it was really entertaining. We headed to the opera that evening – Sha Feng Ya Yun, which lasts for an hour and a half, has loads of ...
... morning we got a flight to Chaing Mai in Thailand where we would be meeting Mark's friend from home Jackson. Before that we did manage to visit a monastery which had an old village round it - very touristy but cool for us to see some of oldish China as we have felt a bit duped that everything is so modern!!
Thank you to Emily for our teahouse experience and to Ali and Louise for our trip to the Panda Sanctuary.
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... tourist site in China on a weekend.
From Leshan we took a bus back to Chengdu, arriving at half-past four, which was too late to go for Mass.
At the Chengdu Traffic Hotel we booked tickets for the Sichuan Opera at RMB 100 each. A van picked us up from there and took us to the theatre which was modern and not very big so that we could see everything clearly although we were sitting at the ...
... here included singing, dancing, playing of a traditional chinese instrument, a shadow play and puppet show. Interesting how in one of the dances the dances were quite involved in how they played around with the feather on their heads and made it jiggle in different ways.There was also one skit where it looked like a monther berating her son and requiring him walk around and crawl over and under stools with a candle on his head to placate her.
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... we might go again next Thursday while we still have break. All for only 38元 (which I admit is pretty pricey for China, but amazing considering it's Western food AND all you can eat). We don't make it a habit to eat Western food anyway so I think it's ok to take advantage of this deal (which is Mon-Thurs) while we still have the break to do it.
Later on in the day Vivian and I were walking to go pay our gas ...