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Nothing much to say, but this place is just absolutely gorgeous. There are around 60 pandas in the Chengdu breeding research centre. They are really well looked after, they have sooo much space outside and on the inside it's air conditioned. They are adorable creatures. Horrendously lazy but uber ...
... buy their electronics?
o It’s cheaper! Even though the product is made here it is much cheaper in North America than right here!
o All Apple iPod’s are made right here in Chengdu yet it is far cheaper to order online from Canada (ebay.ca) and have it shipped from China to Canada than have it shipped back from Canada to me here in China.
I wish I could show you a picture of what we see over ...
... the city centre haha. (thats the negative side of traveling without guidebooks and "going with the flow" :) ) our view of chendgu was less negative after that), the parks, read a lot, when out at the irish bar, got lost trying to find an english bookstore, found it but it was too expensive for old books.
And on the 13th, we finally arrived in Chongqing.
I am back in Chengdu for Mid-Autumn Festival (12/09/11) on a couple day's getaway with Jocelyn and Manu (the Shaoyang foreign teacher in CQ for his visa).
When I go back to Chongqing tomorrow (14/09/11), later that day I am being sent back to Urumqi for a month (!!), which I only found out about 2 days ago before leaving for Chengdu. Three provinces in one day... crazy!!
I dont really recommend plane travel in China - everything gets delayed! We sat on the tarmac for 2 hours and Allen said that is very common. Surprisingly Chengdu had a cold spell when we were there and it was only 25 degrees and probably less than 20 at night.. It was such a nice reprieve from the heat. However now that we are in Hangzhou unfortunately it was 38 degrees at 4:30pm this afternoon so we are in for a scorcher tomorrow.. Ill let you know how I ...