Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... up watching my friend Pat, star on the TV (through the computer). I had to watch all the 60 Minutes Show about Paul de Gelder. It took a bit longer than it should have because it kept on reloading and then I had to wait. An amazing guy!! And an even more amazing mother!
Su and Faiz were knocking on my door at 10 am. They decided to give the Ibis Hotel a miss and check out my hotel to see if it was okay. They had a traumatic time at the airport so Faiz was a bit hassled, so ...
... it, to refill when needed.
The park is used by the people for various sorts of entertainment. Mobile karaoke stands are 'fighting’ for their piece of music to be heard by the whole of Chengdu. There are scores of people practicing their instrument, somewhat together but absolutely not coordinated. There is an older guy who seems homeless, but he can do some juggling tricks to earn him some money. And, first time for us, we saw water painters who ...
... was a very rough flight, seat belts required the whole trip with a bouncy landing, about to head to new Hotel until Brian discovered he left his iPad on the plane! Finally made it to the hotel at 10:30pm and write this short blog. Tomorrow is going to be one of the biggest highlights of the trip just hope the weather is not ******* down like it is ...
... coolest attractions there is a Kwan Dao, that is made to weigh the same as Guan Yu's. Needless to say, it is clear that the stories about his power are exaggerated.
One of the other places I wanted to visit was the cottage built by Du Fu when he escaped to Sichuan during a rebellion in the mid 8th century CE. Du Fu was a famous Tang Dynasty poet, who wrote very prolifically, focusing particularly on the topics of war and ...
... a bun. On the burger they put a sort of sweet mayo sauce that I really like. I have found while here that the Chinese love chicken. When you ask any of the Chinese students were to get a burger they immediately think you are talking about a chicken burger. Also the only fast food restuarnt here are McDonalds and KFC, go figure. At KFC they have a very different menu, for example they sell crab in with the shell and ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services