Gulangyu International Youth Hostel
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... main halls which contain images of Buddha and a huge surrounding courtyard. Again, it is all very stark and utilitarian compared to cathedrals but very much in keeping with the peace and calm associated with Asian religion.
By this time, we had run out of time and had to make the dash back to the ship to make sure were arrived in time for the sailing. The visit to the market street would have been interesting though. Our drive ...
... or motorbike would come along. I walked for well over an hour and was starting to wonder what I was going to do (there were sporadic hotels along the road so that was an option if public transport didn't come along soon), when a car stopped and asked if I was OK. A man was driving and there was a woman in the back with her baby, who (from their limited English and my limited Chinese) I think was a tour guide. They were so helpful! They took me back to the Hongkeng ...
... churches, and hospitals, turning the island into a common concession. The buildings are beautiful, and a large quantity of them have been well maintained. Narrow lanes, tropical trees and a warm climate mean lazy days wandering. The first day we were disappointed in the murkiness of the water at the little beaches, but this is China, and all waters here are polluted. The air quality wasn't fantastic either, which disappointed me. However, the next two days have been beautiful ...
... a souvenir shop and went and bought some special biscuits that are only produced for special occasions once a month and they are meant to bring you wealth!!!( yes should have bought lots of these!!)
Next we were back on the bus and headed towards the beach. Again we were having to cross another busy road but made it, dodging cars and buses!! Down on the top of the hill, was a Buddah statue which overlooked the sea so he was the Sea Buddah. We were able ...