Sofitel Wanda Chengdu
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So yeah, this morning, we took a crazy taxi ride to the giant panda breeding site to see Tao-Tao and his giant panda brothers and sisters.
Here's the thing - pandas are lazy. VERY lazy. They sleep most of the day, scratch themselves occasionally and eat when they are fed. They also don't like hot weather too much.
Today was 28 degrees in …
Today we left the hectic life in Shanghai for the more quiet side of China - Sichuan. And what a better place to do it other than in Sichuan's capital - Chengdu?
Well, the morning started with a rather hurried rush to the airport - we ended up taking the Maglev train (431 km/h), which was cool, yet less impressive than before.
Check in was …
... ma and the driver, and receive a white scarf each as a gift from Tibet for safe travels.
There's a Tibetan monk in front of me on the flight to Chengdu so we're in safe hands. Although he does keep pressing the button for assistance when turning on the light.
Lunch in Chengdu was a bowl of beef noodles as big as yer head and couple of Chinese beers. Yehaaa. I'm feeling human again.
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... at all interested in taken me to the station for some mysterious reason. I thought they would scramble for a fare but not so. Later I figured that it was probably better anyway because of the peakhour congestion I noticed a bit later. A scooter taxi was the next option With my back pack between the drivers feet and myself on the back we set of into the direction of the railway station. The driver kept on laughing , perhaps it was the heaviest load he had ever carried, ...
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