Sichuan - Home to pandas, Spicy Hotpots and some amazing scenery. We based ourselves in the Capital of the Province - Chengdu. Our hostel was probably the best we've stopped in so far and that was thanks to the friendly hosts, namely a lovely Chinese man named Jimmy. Jimmy welcomed us with a hug for Dave and a handshake for Claire. Before we had even dropped our bags he said that we looked hungry and demanded we eat. Not at his hostel however, but at the dum...
Claire & Dave's Big Adventure
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It's been nearly a week of night trains and a couple of quick stop offs to take us over 1,130 miles further south to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. On our journey, we've taken on 3 night trains of varying comfort and we've stopped over at the little city of Pingyao and the much larger city of Xi'an, both located in the Shaanxi Province. We last left you at the start of our pretty horrendous journey from Beijing to Pingyao. The train journey was long,...