Sichuan Province has it all:
And much more.
I also learnt how much Chinese astrology is important to the Chinese people.
Most people know this Chinese province as the home of the Giant Panda Bear.
And of course the Giant Panda Bear needs no introduction - it is much loved throughout the world.
By all means see the Giant Pandas at the Chengdu Panda Research Station.
It is a great place for a half day trip.
But there is so much more.
Enjoy a Yangtze River cruise and wonder at the Three Gorges.
Several luxury boats leave Chongqing for a Yangtze River cruise to the famous Three Gorges area.
Or see the wonderful giant Buddha statues at Leshan - a Unesco Heritage listed site.
This part of western China is a place of great beauty.
Ancient and modern China co-exist side by side.
The Chunese people are so friendly and welcoming.
The cities are modern and the countryside is breath-taking.
Going to China?
Thinking about it?
Want some hints and tips?
Just want some information about China?
Have a look at this area of China.
I was based in Chongqing for two years and return often for visits. Chongqing is an autonomous region carved out of Sichuan.
I worked with local Chinese people, travelled with them, ate in restaurants and drank in bars with them.
I loved it so much I wanted to go back again and again.
And I have!
The Chinese people in this area are diverse, interesting and friendly.
Chinese girls and boys just love to practise their English!
Szechuan food is so different yet delicious. Treat yourself to a culinary delight.
You will never experience food like this anywhere else!
Experience Chinese Culture which hasn't been Westernised as much as Beijing or Shanghai.
From Karaoke to Majhong to Chinese Opera - it is all there!
Modern China is something to see.
In just a few short years modern buildings, transport systems and facilities have been built.
See large modern cities such as Chongqing and Chengdu.
And for a quieter time, visit breathtaking country areas such as Jiuzhaigou.
Or do both. It is all there!
The big cities such as Chengdu and Chongqing are particularly glamorous at night.
Brilliant light displays adorn buildings, bridges, trees and roads.
Typical Chinese style is to make them as bright and colorful as possible.
You will be particularly fortunate if you are there for the Chinese New Year.
Massive fireworks and additional lighting adds to an already impressive display!
It is truly magnificent.
Have a look at these great public domain photographs of China and other parts of Asia.
Sichuan Province is an amazing place.
If you want to find out more, have a look through my site.
I have also included some interesting places close by - Xian and Lijiang.
They are easily accessible from the major cities - Chengdu and Chongqing.
Chongqing - travel to the fastest growing city in China! Chongqing has many attractions. Flights to and from the modern Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport are easy so you can enjoy modern China.
Chengdu China - the capital. Chengdu is the bustling capital of Sichuan. It is an ancient city that has modernized and attracts visitors from all over the world. There is so much to do in and around Chengdu.
Xian China - one of the best Chinese cities for one of your China vacations Xian China is a thriving city that typifies modern China but retains its ancient heritage. So much to enjoy!
Meet Chinese People! Enjoy the company of the Chinese people who are very friendly and curious about Western life.
Enjoy stunning Chinese Holidays. Enjoy wonderful Chinese holidays in this fascinating Western Chinese Province.
Enjoy the Panda Bears! Get great enjoyment from the beautiful Panda Bears – one of the world’s most treasured Asian animals.
Knowing Chinese History helps you enjoy China! Knowing some Chinese history will make China’s sights so much more meaningful for you.
Learn about Chinese culture food and customs! Learn about Chinese culture food and customs which have evolved over a long period of time - about 5000 years in fact.
Learn about Chinese festivals! Learn about Chinese festivals and how the Chinese celebrate. Find out how you can join in.
Travel advice for China Get some travel advice for travelling around China. Knowing some of these things may make your trip more enjoyable and satisfying!
Chinese Calendar – one of the ancient lunar calendars! The Chinese calendar is a zodiac calendar used as a gender prediction calendar. This Chinese lunar birth calendar is used for predictions about their babies.
Pictures of China I have taken many pictures of China while living there. These pictures are the best and most unusual ones I have.
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