Zenec International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chengdu
... the hotel once we came back out to the street.
The metro is lovely and clean and very well organised. Tickets were 2 RMB which is about 40cents.
We did a lot of walking and were hot and fairly worn out when we arrived back at the hotel. I watched Rami doing a presentation showing a movie of a joint replacement for a while.
At night we went to a Hot Pot restaurant where you have nuts dipped in ...
... mild or the spicy Sichuan this region is renowned for. Our first dish was bull stomach which actually tasted ok and for the first time we had a dessert. Didn't look much but was delicious jelly with watermelon and nuts. Afterwards we went shopping to Carrefour to get stuff ready for tomorrow then returned to the hotel and played far too much cards with a vvv early am start ...
... to other forms. We suspected that what we were signing up for was a probably a performance customized for tourists but decided that we would go anyway as we wanted to sit back and be entertained.
The show did not disappoint. All elements of a traditional Sichuanese opera were presented including stunts like fire-spitting and face-changing, where the characters in bright costumes wear vividly colored masks which they change within a blink ...
... as squat toilets go, yeah, I’m not joking, I’m scared of them. Well actually, more than it being a fear, it’s more of an abhorrence—like the kind I have for stinging jellyfish, the plague, or hipsters. I’m fine talking about them; I just find new levels of maddening discomfort when I come in contact with any of them. Why? Well, I know how to toilet just fine (I’ve been doing it for years with hardly any problems); ...
... reason we were in Sichuan province was for the food. She actually offered to take us to a favourite place of hers. The shop had been quiet all day because of the bad weather. Sweet deal!
She closed up the shop and we walked down a few side streets to a place that makes awesome dumplings (or Jiaozi), and happened to be her boyfriend's favourite place for them. The dumplings were served in a bowl with chili paste, fermented beans, and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services