Newbie Coming to Chengdu

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    Avatar photoHisham

    Hi guys,

    I’ve just moved from Dubai to China. I am currently in Beijing getting my work permit sorted and my first day in Chengdu will probably be the 20th June. A quick intro, I am a mechanical engineer from Egypt, I’ll be staying in Chengdu for 3 years (If I survive), looking forward to hopefully meeting you all and making new friends.

    Charlie and everyone – all your posts have been really helpful to get to know Chengdu before arriving. Thanks!

    Avatar photoKim Duistermaat

    Marhaba ya Hisham! There are some fellow Egyptians here, if you’re interested. We ourselves have lived in Cairo for six years before coming here. I’ll leave town for the summer holidays on the 26th, but perhaps we’ll meet after the summer. Welcome to Chengdu!

    Avatar photoBrendan

    (If I survive)

    Ha Ha! You have been reading the posts!!

    Good luck with your move, you’re coming at the best time of year. We’ve been having clear skies and less humidity so far this Spring/Summer.


    Avatar photoCharlie

    Hi Hisham,

    Welcome to the forum and to Chengdu. Like Brendan said, you’re coming at a fantastic time, the weather has been tremendous all summer. I’ve heard a lot of Chengdu veterans say this has been the best summer they’ve seen in Chengdu and I would probably agree with that.

    I’m sure you’ll survive in Chengdu! It’s a lot easier to live in than Beijing I’d say, in general.

    Avatar photoHisham

    i’ve been looking at photos of Chengdu being posted on instagram and the weather looks absolutely beautiful. Thanks again for the welcome and hopefully I’ll get to meet you soon.

    kim – have a fantastic holiday and see you when you’re back

    Avatar photoKim Duistermaat

    Perhaps they only posted the nice pics on instagram, hahaha! Also do look at Charlie’s collection of daily pics of the air (air pollution) on this forum, to get a real feel of the sky most of the days. It must be said that the haze is not all pollution (some humidity involved, too), but you will get the idea.

    Avatar photoalicelilee

    Welcome to Chengdu  which is a very beautiful city

    Avatar photoHisham

    <p style=”-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469);”>thank you Alicelilee</p>
    <p style=”-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469);”><span style=”background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);”>Kim, so the clear blue skies, humming birds and pandas in the parks was all a big lie – my dreams shattered! Haha!</span></p>

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