7 Days Inn (Chengdu Yanshikou)
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... and I took a Tuk Tuk ride and had an ice cream while we waited, I like Sean. Upon return we received news we will stay for one more night was welcomed with jubilation and joy, so we headed out with a spring in our step knowing we could have a good night and a very good lie in. We ate at a Bavarian style restaurant called Golden Hans. It was a buffet with salads, rice and noodles and the meet was delivered by various waiters ...
... The park was really nice – just lately built with a lot of Bamboo and a lot of space for the pandas to play, eat and sleep. Indeed most of them were sleeping but some were also sleeping and strolling. And the baby pandas were super cute. But have a look yourself… When Anneliies say the first one she thought it was a rat – he didn’t have any hair so he actually really looked like a rat. But a somehow cute rat.
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Walking around in Chengdu we eventually end up in People’s park, this park is popular for its Tea houses and we sit down at one to have a try. The tea is as fresh as fresh can be, unfortunately we can’t find out exactly what kind of tea we bought, but it comes in beautiful white flowers for me and some greenish stuff for Herrie. Not in a bag, but loose in the glass, we get a full thermos flask of hot ...
... spent a delightful morning watching them eat, sleep and the young ones frolic in the "kindergarten" enclosure.
Chengdu was the place for Owen to be “struck down” – as we were getting ready to go to the airport for our flight to Lanzhou (train tickets sold out). It was a nervous but uneventful flight for him – at least it was only one hour not 17 or so on the train.
An inauspicious end to a fantastic ...
Either bring a friend or know enough Chinese to make friends along the way. Climbing alone is extremely miserable.
Buy a map! The map is horrible, but it will at least tell you the name of the next temple you should see and roughly how far away it is.
Buy a stick! They are only 1 RMB near the bottom and are useful for both climbing and monkey fighting.
Take a couple hundred RMB, since you don't know what will happen and hotels on the mountain vary greatly in price. ...