The Safari Park in Guangzhou is amazing! We were able to spend an entire day there with another family and a daily friend. Though it was HOT, we loved every minute of our time seeing the animals in their own created habitats.
The triplet pandas were born in 2014. They were quite content eating their bamboo and seemed to be taking their stardom in stride.
Their poor mama was done. She looked like she needed a long winter's nap!
While visiting the safari park, we attended three shows that included a variety of animals and tricks. This hippo was loving his part of the show - eating bunch of carrots!
We watched as this baby tiger battled with an ice cube that contained some sort of meat in the middle. He was not giving up!
The giraffes were amazing.
and the koalas, too cute! They were awake and some were even walking around a bit!
The tigers....such majestic creatures.
A show in which part of the entertainment was watching this chimpanzee feed an elephant....really cute!
Elephants....we watched as a few elephants even proceeded to play basketball with the trainer.
Tigers....meat was hanging from this contraption and the tigers would lurch into it in hopes of snagging a piece!
Chapman was all about ice cream! She was so taken with this that she proceeded to eat most of the cone all by her little self.
Our little Maryn asked and asked to see the pandas. In fact, we couldn't find the pandas and I feared Maryn would totally sleep through the opportunity. However, as luck would have it, all there of us awoke in time to see the pandas!
Following our day at the safari, our friend Veronica wanted to continue to entertain us by taking us to eat dim sum. It was SOOO good! I knew she would know what to order! Maryn and I struggled to eat with the chopsticks....and it was quite comical to see me feed Chapman noodles without any utensils. My hands played a big part in her dinner that evening! I asked our friend Veronica how she feeds her son and she said he is just learning to use chopsticks so she cuts everything up for him. Great idea, only I didn't have a knife or scissors on hand!
Our favorite person met us in China for the safari fun and dinner. Veronica is one of those people that you meet very few of in life. She is inspiring. She has a heart of gold. She works so hard for the children of China. She wants them all to have a home. She won't take "no" for an answer. We adore Veronica and we are so thankful for the time we were able to spend with her in China!