Trip Start Jun 02, 2013
42Trip End Jul 12, 2013
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We arrived in Chengdu (Sichuan Province in Southwest China) this afternoon. We are here to see the Giant Pandas! Chengdu is beautiful! Again, a very different feel than Beijing. This city of a mere 11 million is modern and tropical with a laid back feeling. We have been here for only a couple of hours and already feel relaxed...our awesome hotel is helping that too!
We ventured out into the neighborhood for dinner and found a really fun shopping & eating area. Our wonderful concierge, Renee, wrote down some dishes for us to order. Sichuan is known for its SPICY food and let me tell you, we could hardly eat our noodles and dumplings! I don't ever remember sweating like after a meal. Popsicles cooled us all down.