Tag Archives: Seal

鼓浪屿

Today Albert and Pansy took me to Gulangyu (鼓浪屿), an islet to the South-West of Xiamen island, between the island and the mainland.  Albert reminisced about going to the Isle of Wight.

We wandered around the island to the sound of cicadas and various birds, and we saw some island cats…

and we went up to Sunlight Rock – the highest point of the island.… Read more...

Pandas

Today I went with Leah and Mia to Hangzhou Zoo.  Incredible that it only costs 20元 to go here, and yet they have all sorts of animals, including giraffes, tigers, cheetahs / panthers, zebras, bears, lions, monkeys, lots of kinds of birds, even  a seal show…

… and pandas!

So despite not getting to Chengdu on this visit, I at least saw a couple of pandas. … Read more...