An-e Hotel (Chengdu Shuangnan)
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... his family also resting - the now bored and uninhibited youngster won't leave us alone. He tickles my feet and tries to pull the covers off my couchette in a bid for attention. We leave the late-arriving train for a taxi ride on an expressway that cuts through a sea of brashly illuminated buildings to the airport. Chengdu. Our exhausted young friend holds his mother's hand as he trudges ahead of us up the platform. We'll never know if we've inspired him to keep practising his ...
... I suggested, to which he agreed.
We then walked a further mile to ‘The People’s Park’ which I expected to be an oasis of calm and serenity; I could almost picture locals performing the slow movements of Tai Chi. Oh no, not a bit of it. We entered the park and were immediately hit with a wall of sound I can only liken to a festival. Different sound systems were competing, as were different singers, in what sounded like a ...
... were probably a hundred foreigners there, mostly from England. When it comes to expats, there seems to be mostly English people. I don't know why the English flock to China, but so far, every single English person that I have talked to states that England is very boring. I always thought England seemed exciting, but now I am starting to wonder what it is really like. Even if it is a boring country, it is still high on my list of places to visit.
Half way along a very bad road between Yading and Chengdu, our next destination, is a stopover village called Litang. Normally there is not much to do here - and a reason many travellers choice to stay for a while. We, however, were not of this mindset but did see an interesting gathering of nomadic tents and tribal people accumulating on the outskirts of town.
We decided to investigate. That's when we got lucky.
We had a look around the ...
... probably could not read English): they had no idea how to register me as a hotel guest. I ended up checking into the same hotel as Gareth and Charles (USA) and was happy to find a toothbrush, soap and shampoo in the room. It was actually one of the nicest rooms I'd had so far.
We ended up having a really nice evening walking around town and eating Hotpot (the province Sichuan is known for its Sichuan peppers and spicy food) which was an ...