2017-08-02

Chengdu : Xiang Yuan | Wenshuyuan 文殊院

2016.11.03
Day 6 - Chengdu

We were back to hotel by noon after visiting the Panda Breeding Base in the morning. 
As the rest of the gang went shopping for the day, Ayi and I decided to spend the afternoon in Wenshuyuan 文殊院 .....
 Wenshuyuan, 66 Wenshuyuan St, CaoShiJie, Qingyang Qu, Chengdu.
A vegetarian lunch today at Xiang Yuan, Wenshuyuan
inside the restaurant
looking out into the courtyard from the restaurant
High tech ordering system via a tablet aka Ipad ...
A delicious vegetarian lunch at Xiang Yuan
After lunch, we decided to relax at the garden as the weather was nice and cool at 20C today ....
and we had tea, just like what the folks do here ....
Drinking tea in a tea house/garden is the favourite pastime of the locals here....
Green Tea and Sunflower Seeds 
Ear cleaning is a popular ritual here .....
Tea Ritual 

wandering around in Wenshuyuan ......
a quiet street
man peddling snacks ...
an old street
Red door
another door
windows
shops 
a tea house
man asleep in the tea house garden....zzzzzz
another tea house 
a busy tea house .....
a monk
snacks alley
wandering around .....
local snacks .....
Wenshu Monastery

After spending the afternoon here, we went back to our hotel, freshened up, had dinner, and later took a taxi to the airport for our red eye flight home.
Goodbye Chengdu, Goodbye Jiuzhaiguo, we had a wonderful 6 days holiday here, and its fun going on holiday with a group of friends too .....

Air Asia Flight D7 327, Chengdu to Kuala Lumpur 2355-0445+