Motel 168 Chengdu Shuinianhe
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... a restaurant but we definitely enjoyed the personal touch of our first experience with Susan and her family in their home. Once we finished we headed just a couple minutes away to a very popular local spot where Winnie assured us we would get to see a side of Chengdu that most foreign tourists don’t know about or have time to explore. When we arrived at People’s Park it really didn’t look like anything special but as we followed Winnie inside the ...
... Its 230 feet tall and built around 713 AD - and its built right into the Mountain.
We had to take a boat to see the Buddha and on the River we saw a number of boats and a
Fisherman fishing with his net.
... live wires. He was not too happy about it. He had
trouble sleeping that night because he said that he could still feel
electricity coursing through his body.
The next day we arose early to get to the park. We really
should have gotten up earlier because we were greeted by thousands of tourist
waiting to get into the park. We eventually made it onto a bus to take us all
the way to the top of the valley, where we would then make our way back down ...
... search of buns. Melanie had still not found a coconut bun so she got something that looked like it had coconut on top and Jim got a plain bun. We found out later that Jim's bun was actually the one with coconut... Melanie is still in search of the elusive coconut bun. Around seven o'clock we were off to the opera. We chose the tea house option. It was a covered open air theater with large wooden seats with cushions. It was the way opera was traditionally enjoyed, ...
... narrow tree-lined streets and alleys, cats and dogs (see photos), homes with sounds of families and dinner preparations and TV emanating from within. Finally found the destination and spent a couple of hours in the company of various ex-pats, US marines, etc. Taxi'd back to the hotel and made it an early night, since we have a very full weekend ahead, starting with the panda visits first thing in the morning. More to come!