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 …
... only a mere 7 million. Even with the major redevelopment and construction, the city retains a gritty rural china feel.
We stayed at the GreenForest Hostel, and were presently surprised at how nice it was. The staff are great, the food was average and atmosphere was good. We even participated in a Dumpling party where we made our own dumplings, which turned out ok actually.
The city itself has not been our favourite. The air quality is quite poor, ...
... smiled again and took us to anther isle and pointed to a packet of what we can only assume was duck throat chunks haha. We finally found a 'sore throat' entry in the phrase book which caused all 6 of the shops staff to burst out in laughter at the realisation. We got some nice liquorice throat lozenges and left with the staff still chuckling amongst themselves. After this we headed back to the tea house for a spot of KTV, we were greeted at the door by a smartly dressed girl who took ...
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