Sofitel Chengdu Taihe
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... building I'd seen worldwide. It was in an ancient pagoda with the inside converted into a cafe. I got my friend to take a photo of me in the entrance looking up to the sign in awe. Yes I know, I'm in China and I'm marveling at a Starbucks. But objectively, it was a beautiful building in the middle of an old town that just had a small taste of home for me. Was the perfect last piece of the puzzle in this beautiful place surrounded by history and architectural ...
... the volunteer stuff. I decided to stick with the Panda's I was with and I'm really pleased I did, it was great. My god daughter Rosie is going to be disappointed....I'm sorry Rosie, I didn't hold one but I got really close! xx I'm going to keep this one sweet, the photos are enough. I did it Mum! ...
When we finally arrived in Chengdu, it was raining and too late to see the pandas, which was what we originally had planned. Instead, we went to a museum about the Emperors burial and the small terra-cotta people buried with him. The pandas weren't lost though, because the next morning we woke up early to go see them. Maybe we were even lucky, because the pandas were way more ...
... but the bus and the metro route seem to be very efficient. Our main priorities in coming to Chengdu are to see the pandas in the conservation centre and to take a trip to Le Shan where there is a 71metre Buddha carved into the wall. We began to make plans and decided to put on another day in Chengdu in order to see the actual city itself, there seems to be a lot to do here. Still, we booked our train out to Xi’an so as not to bag ...
... Chinese, so I sit back and let them order. We've been told by another person at the hostel that this place has amazing jiaozi (which means dumplings in Chinese) so I am really excited. Turns out they don’t have jiaozi, so we must have gone to the wrong place, but we get these big fatty noodles in broth instead. They are the thickest noodles I have ever seen and I struggle with the chopsticks to actually eat them, but with a little ...