Chengdu’s Anshun Lang Bridge at Night

Chengdu’s Anshun Lang Bridge at Night

I mentioned in last week’s post that Chengdu, China is really known for the pandas, but has some other notable attributes as well.  The city itself is a pretty modern looking city, with newer high-rises and lots of construction going on around the city,...
Two Paths

Two Paths

Chengdu, China is famous for its various panda parks, and admittedly, the last time we visited that was really all we cared to see.  This time, however, I had a few days in city for work, so I wanted to do some exploring of the city itself.  One of the stops we made...
Panda Paradise

Panda Paradise

This week on Picture of the Week I’m starting my series on China from our travels there earlier this summer.  I figured since I’ve featured animals the last two weeks (our cat Charlie and the non-snow monkeys from Japan) that I’d just carry the theme...

POTW: To Pet a Panda

    Holly and I are both big animal lovers and when we travel, we always try and find some unique thing we can do with wildlife.  As I was researching China, doing something with Pandas was extremely high on my list of things to do.  Through my research, I somehow...

Hotel Review: Rong Cheng Hotel

My wife and I stayed here two nights in May of 2010 and it was terrible. The room smelled like cigarette smoke (like everywhere in China) and the paint was peeling off the walls… even in the lobby! The beds, of course, were hard as a rock and room overall was...

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