Xst Malo Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... a ukelele and a mandolin and started playing some music. The first song we recognised was amazing grace. Leonie went and asked if she could take their photo which they gladly agreed to. They also wanted our photo but not just us, a photo with them. The old man pulled out his iPad mini and gave it to one of the coffee shop staff to take a photo. They handed us the instruments which we had to pretend to play. After that they sand songs to us ( ...
... pandas and red pandas. Afterwards, we came back to see the actual city of Chengdu. We saw People’s Park first, and then meandered around and saw random attractions as we ran into them. We ate Hot-Pot, which Chengdu is known for, and caught a bus to the airport in the late afternoon. In the near future I hope to travel to Zhangjiajie, Guilin, and Hainan. That’s all for now, with only 26 days left on my trip to ...
... up. A few had hardware failures but the ones that were misconfigured, I fixed. They should of paid me to visit the museum!
For dinner, I grabbed some fried noodles for dinner, which were again, very oily. They seem to use a lot of oil in their fried noodles in China, but at least it had some vegetables so hopefully it balances it out.
Chengdu is definitely worth a longer return visit as there are many more things to do and see. I ...
... the top warning against the feeble going down. We are lucky at Leshan, it is actually not that crowed - in a couple of days it will be Golden Week and all hell will break loose.
The trip to see the Leshan Giant Buddha is also our first experience of travelling on Chinese highways. We go in a small minibus with seven others from Sim's (who we don't really bond with). It takes about 90 minutes to exit the city, through the most chaotic traffic jam you could imagine - ...
... showered, sipping a beer and watching the finishing credits of The Hulk in our GORGEOUS hostel common room. We're not going to do much else tonight except maybe wander out for a bite to eat...maybe either hot pot or mapo tofu (we ARE in Sichuan province after all). Sorry this update has so much in it (this is why we've been posting so often...the backlog can get intense!).
As a side note, you may be wondering why our blog posts are so damned ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility