Travel Blogs from Gulangyu Island, China

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Gulangyooohoooo, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Gulangyooohoooo

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... then went past the ferry port on the island... We then realised we had got on a sightseeing boat and was taking a cruise round the island. Which would have been ok but we really wanted to get to the hostel and have a shower. So 45 minutes later we landed ...

Gulang Yu - Day 44, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Gulang Yu - Day 44

A travel blog entry by drprickles

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We were lucky to have another sunny day when we visited Gulang Yu Island to stay for a night. We went there on a Sunday and it was packed with tourists enjoying the sunny weekend. We had a nice walk around though, going around the coast and then into ...

Ile mediterraneenne, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Ile mediterraneenne

A travel blog entry by nicob

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Le bus fait demi-tour, sur sa droite, ca pourrait bien etre la mer et en face, gavee de lumieres et de reflets : Gulang Yu. Je descend, le quai du ferry ne doit pas etre loin. Petite brise marine et troncs de palmiers eclaires au sodium, le beton ...

A beautiful but busy island, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

A beautiful but busy island

A travel blog entry by michael_lizi

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Our stop off at Gulangyu Island was really only to break the journey.  But it turned out to be a really great place.  Although the welcoming committee needs some work - at the train station I was hit repeatedly with a plastic bag my an ...

Gulang Lu, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Gulang Lu

A travel blog entry by mikesblog

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... headed straight to Gulang Lu because I was heading into the countryside next and needed to return to Xiamen to continue my journey north. There was not too much to do on the island but it was a nice place to relax and wander around for a couple of days. ...

And the staring continues!, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

And the staring continues!

A travel blog entry by andy-nic

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... it came out to be fried lettuce leaves! On the bright side Andy's had a yummy dish. We continued to venture around the Island. Came across the beach & the Japanese garden which was nice. We wandered along the harbour at night looking at all the ...

Xiamen, hope you like Xiamen too, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Xiamen, hope you like Xiamen too

A travel blog entry by skerin

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Rather than go direct to Shanghai, I decided to stop off in the city of Xiamen.  Or more specifically, in the island called Gulangyu which lies just off coast from the city.  Xiamen has changed hands many times in the last century, from British ...

Gulangyu - schoenste Insel voll mit Villen, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Gulangyu - schoenste Insel voll mit Villen

A travel blog entry by lukaos-in-asien

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Bevor ich wieder zu verstaubten Buchern und Schriftzeichen nach Hefei zurueckkehrte, besuchte ich noch die kleine Insel Gulangyu, die in China als Touristenziel legendaer ist. Bevor Auslander im 19. Jahrhundert das Festland China betreten durfte, schanzte ...

What Would Patrick McGoohan Do?, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

What Would Patrick McGoohan Do?

A travel blog entry by roosterandrat

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ENTRY BY: Rooster Gulangyu Island is an interesting and surreal little place. While it definitely did not feel like mainland China, I couldn't quite put my finger on what it did feel like until all of a sudden it hit me: THE ...

Nos vacances a la plage pourries par un typhon !!, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Nos vacances a la plage pourries par un typhon !!

A travel blog entry by madgirlz

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... au debut en tout cas, ou bien alors cette phrase n'est valable que quand il fait beau!! Pour notre part, on est arrivees a Gulangyu hier matin. C'est une ancienne concession europeenne, donc a la base, l'ile est plutot jolie, avec des 'arbres a lianne' ...

Stuck in a moment you can't get out of, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Stuck in a moment you can't get out of

A travel blog entry by skerin

... .  Thankfully, I was spared penalties. I got up early and got to the train station 90 minutes before departure.  Xiamen and Gulangyu are nice, but I was glad to be leaving there.  I didn't even take my camera out of the bag so there are no ...

Island living!  Great!, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Island living! Great!

A travel blog entry by jathomaz

... ,  It is a car free island in the Fujian Province, another new province for me, in southern China.  Yes, it was heating up.  Gulangyu Island is renowned for its beaches, winding lanes, and varied architecture.  It became a treaty port ...

meer - 4.stop, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

meer - 4.stop

A travel blog entry by miekeinchina

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ich dachte ich fahre bevor es zu den tulou häusern geht noch etwas entspannen am strand. aber leider wurde daraus nichts, denn diese mini kleine insel ist ein gefragter touristenort für chinesische touren. sie kommen morgen mit der fähre angekarrt und ...

Apr 28, 2010, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Apr 28, 2010

A travel blog entry by peixiaoning

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Wedded Bliss, Gulangyu Island, China travel blog

Wedded Bliss

A travel blog entry by roosterandrat

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... of events here in China) and there are TONS of them all over the place.  It's understandable: Gulangyu is a tiny but charming island, thanks to its history as a former "International Foreign Settlement."  Old World colonial buildings ...

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