Western Royal Palace Hotel
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... is like a light show. Every building had some kind of light show going on. After a while we arrived at a building that was called the opera house. That scared me. Isn't opera the kind of music were someone yells in the highest note ever created. I hoped there was a double meaning to the O-word. Inside the theater was amazing. They had a huge stage and many rows of seats. We bought some snacks and then my mother and sister went to go get their faces painted. Soon my dad ...
We were up early and into one of the fastest taxis we've ever been in towards the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base around 18km north of the centre. After wheel spinning and swerving through every lane we reached the centre in record time just as it was opening. Unfortunately it started to rain, which caught us unprepared with no jackets although Jen had her umbrella as usual! The research base covered a large ...
... was absolutly spectacular), face changing with masks really fun, hand shadow performances, knife throwing, and of course singing, which not even the locals can understand!
The whole show was amazing and it is something i really want to go back to see again.
... together and played bit of darts again. I made a few new friends: some Dutch, Scottish, and English people too.
SO… after that I was keen to go out. Really keen. But thank god that I caved into staying home and getting up early the next day in order to go site-seeing.
Sat, 21 May 11
The next day I was so sick; it turns out ...
... is one thing that REALLY turned this experience around for me though. Our new friend Eiwok, this guy from Grenada, has been giving us tips. As I mentioned earlier, one of the biggest downfalls is the cold. Honestly, it made everyone feel a bit miserable to constantly be freezing. Its hard to think of much else than wanting to get warm. Anyway, we ask Eiwok about his space heater, where he got it, etc. Somehow the conversation leads ...