Hanting Express Chengdu Chunxi
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The night before we had arrived pretty late and decided to just crash so when our guide Winnie picked us up that morning we were ready to go and begin to explore Chengdu! Winnie was about our age, and about a foot shorter than us but what she lacked in vertical attributes she more than made up for with her awesome attitude and energy. She explained that our first stop for the day would be in the town of Leshan, about two hours away. When we got there we would see the ...
... and making it extremely easy to get in and around. Again making friend with english speaking chinese people id defo the easiest way to get around. The Buddha is enormous and is definitley one of our top sightseeing places. You can see from the pictures how amazing it is, especially since it was hand carved by the monks living there at the time.
Next stop the hostel for the night. A 2 hour drive to the bottom of Monut Emei. We arrived at 8pm in need ...
... solitude; I decided to listen to old Richard Pryor comedy albums in an effort to cheer myself up.
We arrived back at the hostel at around nine thirty, cheerily greeted as always by the staff “Hey, Mr Matt, you have good day?” I’m ashamed to say that my answer was less than polite “Never mind that sh*t, give me two beers very quickly”. To her credit, I don’t think she understood me, or if she did, her smile never ...
... they couldn't of used any of the 3 benches outside their dorm, but nothing the ear plugs couldn't block out.
We chilled into late afternoon when we set off on a bike tour of Chengdu city - free of charge by the hostel- result! This gave us a chance to meet a few more people that were staying at our hostel, Jess & Steve - a couple from Aus & America, one guy from Korea, and another from California.
The first stop was to cycle to the partner hostel to pick up ...
Monday and Tuesday - sequestered at the hotel and IBM office all day / evening to develop our presentation for the interim review with the client on Wed. Took a break for dinner at a Korean restaurant Monday evening - once again, ordered excessively, ate it all in spite of ourselves, marveled at the "price performance" (quantity of food relative to cost), and chided ourselves for our so-called "light dinner" after all the recent indulgences. We were ...