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Between Flights in Chengdu

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There was no direct flight from Jiuzhaigou to our next destination, Kunming so we stopped over in Chengdu for a few hours.  But not really enough time to leave the airport and go into town. So I did what I do: take pictures ...

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Hot Pot

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On our return to the hotel from the old town, we stopped into a restaurant for dinner. Sichuan food is typically highly spiced, although we did order an unspiced soup as the base of the hot pot.  

iPhone 4S

Tea House

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Most of the building in old Chengdu have been converted into something: restaurants, bars, tea houses, stores dominate.  Few, if any, remain as residences.

Leica M9, Leica Elmarit-M 28mm, ISO 800, f/8.0, 1/6 sec

Leica M9, Leica Elmarit-M 28mm, ISO 800, f/8.0, 1/6 sec

Red Curtains

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We arrived in Chengdu early afternoon.  Our hotel was located a short walk from the old town, which is where we went.  As we saw in many places, China is undergoing a massive renovation and its old towns are being refreshed. 

Leica M9, Leica Elmarit-M 28mm, ISO 250, f/8.0, 1/30 sec

Leica M9, Leica Elmarit-M 28mm, ISO 250, f/8.0, 1/30 sec

Hot Pot

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iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S

Nancy, our guide, advised that in Sichuan there are three things that are hot (spicy): the tea; the food; the girls. This evening we tried # 1 and 2.