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 …
... The specialist in his halting English explained two options. The first was to pull the ball joint and the bone apart and then pin it with metal strips to allow the bone to knit back together. The second, and the preferred option, was for a full hip replacement. A normal hip replacement requires the removal of the whole ball joint which is done by chopping of the top of the femur. The damage David’s leg had sustained was all in the area that would normally be removed by a ...
... mounds of dirt too haha).
Next off, I went to probably one of the main attractions in this city, http://www.travelchinaguide.com/attract ion/sichuan/chengdu/wuhou_temple.htm. This was pretty appealing to me for the fact it's based around the San Guo Yan Yi or Romance of the Three Kingdoms history - very siginificant and outstanding part of China'a ancient history and one that I've read a fair bit about (and it has a GREAT TV Series too and the movie Red Cliff ...
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