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... the way, so they much be doing something right!
After our quick spin through the market it was time to grab some lunch of our own and since we had saved some money by avoiding the history museum, Winnie offered to take us to a local restaurant for a “special” meal. That sounded great to us and we had to laugh a little when we showed up and it was a hot pot restaurant since we had already experienced this local favorite but we of course played ...
... br> We found it difficult when we stopped for supper at a great place called NAME. We ordered steak which we thought would be simplest as the menu was mostly in Chinese, but we forgot about, how you wanted the steak cooked which we tried to communicate "medium" to the server while we all laughed at each others acting skills.
The steak came out cooked medium, but steak here, as we kind of expected is not to the quality of ...
... found a shop selling the worst product I think I’ve ever heard of (See Picture), got slightly lost looking for another English Language bookstore, wandered inadvertently through the shopping district and back onto the main North / South road. Just ahead was ‘Tianfu Square’ which was at the centre of the city. We wandered over and saw the huge statue of Chairman Mao, but our real destination was a ...
... eat. However our taxi ended up following the wrong taxi so we ended up outside some random hotel (why does this trick always seem to work perfectly in films?) Fortunately, having learned from previous mistakes, we had written down the adress of our hostel in chinese characters this time :)
Then we ended our weekend stay just having a relaxing sunday, lounging at the hostel; playing ping pong, watching TV shows and eating pizza. :))
Sunday in Chengdu - early start for shopping expedition with Louise and Nancy. Went to Silk Street area - many small shops selling clothes and fabrics. Found a gorgeous embroidered silk scarf (red with peacocks), and some gifts. Then to the wholesale market - 10 or more floors filled with stalls of clothes, shoes, handbags, accessories, etc. Throngs of people - mostly girls and women - very lively atmosphere, but frankly overwhelming to see ...