Sunworld Dynasty Hotel
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Today started on a sour note, both Greg and Anya felt very sick and opted out of our tours. While we were very sad to not have the five of us together; Max, Sophia and I made sure to document our travels well …
... its use of chillies in recipes. Sichuan food is renowned throughout China as the spiciest of any regional cuisine. However, since we all love spicy food, we decided to brave it.
The Dan Dan noodles were delicious: thin egg noodles with meat and vegetables and a spicy tomatoey sauce. Egg fried rice needs no introduction and the Sichuan pork was soft, tender and flavoursome with just the right amount of heat. Then came the chicken... Now, the picture of the ...
... over food. So we headed for a small club in the city that the guys all seemed to rave about. I think it had something to do with the 80 cent tequila shots and huge cheap pizza. I avoided the tequila shots like the plague and stuck to safe beer and hit the dance floor amid swarms of locals - it seems they like to party. We ended the day in the early hours of the morning, tired but none the worse for wear. I like it when that ...
... not, the three of us headed to the Forbidden City; so called because it was off limits for 500 years. It was where two former emperors, Ming and Qing spent most of their time. In the past, the price for entering was instant execution whereas now 60Yuan (£6) will do them just fine! Haha
Later Theresa and I headed for a Chinese massage – I felt I needed one ...
... everywhere. It was a very cool experience. We took some pictures and asked someone to take a picture of Wang and I together. He was happy to do so but after he took out picture he told Wang that his young son wanted to take a picture with me. It was hilarious too because they didn’t really know how to ask if it was alright with my but I quickly understood their intentions and I took a picture with this little Asian kid.
After we took in the sights at the Birds Nest ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility