Chengdu you do April 27th 2006 it's 3 in the morning here and i'm wide awake. It's my own fault...i
haven't been able to stay up past 7 since we got here. we leave for the
airport in about 4 hours.....off to lhasa woo hoo.
Chengdu isn't exactly the most beautiful city in the whole world, but
it's not the worst i've seen either. it's kind of stuck in mediocrity.
There are lots of people, lots of tall buildings.. ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more