Western Royal Palace Hotel
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Will and I worked in Chengdu Shishi until mid afternoon and then got a taxi to the Zhuge Liang or Wuhou Shrine, with a beautiful temple and stunning gardens, dedicated to Zhuge Liang, the chancellor of the state of Shu Han during the Three ...
... late afternoon we had a look at the very modern pedestrian area of Chengdu with its hundreds of shops and heaps of shoppers. Once again we were impressed/surprised how modern everything is.
After another lazy rest-day we went on a day-trip to Leshan which was about a three hours bus ride south of Chengdu. The town claims its fame because of the Big Buddha (apparently one of the worlds tallest sitting Buddhas).
... party at are hostel. It was fun and brought every1 together. We also a competition for the best dumpling which i brought home for the team winning a cocktail of my choice. From there lets just say it got messy. My first night on the sauce since traveling and got steamboats. Met a few folk then Javaid and I went to get some famous rice wine. Didn't taste that great but at 56% and 4.50yuan(40 half pence) a bottle who cares. A few ...
Another day, another long day on the bus. This tour spends a lot of time in transit. If anyone is looking a booking a short tour of China I would really recommend splurging, playing a bit more for a tour that uses internal flights to get around. I was fully aware of the overland travel that would be part of my trip but it really starts to wear on you over time.
We arrived in Chengdu and collapsed into our hotel. I found my ...
... where we saw some bigger ones. They are kept separately, but close together. So saw a few... all munching away on their bamboo, they made it look such an effort, just sitting up and eating was hard work, so one choose to lie on his back and eat – very funny!
Walked around the park some more, and then we got to the cubs... They're all about 2 – 3 years old, no tiny small ones here at the moment... But these were just adorable. I was so tempted to grab one ...