Yun Long Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... and very loud music that was playing to deafening levels in several areas.
After getting lost only once we found our way back to Tianfu square to try out the metro as a bit of an adventure. A parade of soldiers left us wondering as they marched through the square with a police escort.
We were very proud of ourselves when we managed to negotiate the system and find the right platform and station and ...
... and apologising for bumping into people.) Here things feel a little calmer. But still we are yet to see country side, everywhere is so built up and even on the train there is little un populated land and always a high rise near by. Fisher took us for an amazing Hot Pot for dinner where we had all sorts of things which you cook in the soups in bubbling away on the table. The soups ...
... River ran through the center of the city and several bridges span the river at regular intervals. Most places we wanted to visit were well connected by public transport, so it just added to the charm of the place.
We learned of the possibility of attending a performance of the Sichuan Opera the very same evening that we arrived. Sichuanese opera is one of several Chinese operatic styles and is evidently well known for its ...
temples and monkeys to see! Our short exploration
ended up being 25K and about 10 of that was up
extremely steep steps. We needed a big meal after
that and thanks to the two girls we met who were
studying English at the University there, wee got one.
It was on campus and only came to 150RMB (£15)
for all eight of us to be full whilst the locals looked on,
amazed at how much we ...
... with the opposite shore of the inner river. (Europeans considered the bridge the demarcation point between settled Chengdu and the western wilds.)
Anlan Bridge has a story to it. There had been an earlier bridge destroyed by fire at the end of the Ming Dynasty. On 15 May 1803, the capsizing of a ferry at the site killed over 100 people. A private school teacher He Xiande and his wife first proposed and spearheaded efforts in rebuilding the bridge ...