Beihai Jiajia Hotel
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BeiHai is a seaport with about 2 million inhabitants in Guangxi on the southwest coast of China. Like many of Chinese cities it feels like a place under the permanent construction with dirt and dust everywhere. And, like in many of cities in China, it has two faces – one with nice and new buildings, clean, specious, sometimes even beautiful and the other face – dirty, old, ruined, forgotten, stuck in old times.
'Many of the city's residents ...
... 8216;pushed’ to get married earlier, to get a family and live a ‘proper life’ – being a good member of family and society. They often have to work far away from their villages to be able to support this ‘proper way of living’. I talked to some of them and was told that they may see their child/children once a month or once a year – during the Chinese New Year. For some of them this is emotionally very difficult, for some ‘just the way it ...
My last day in China - ah what a shame! It was an extremely relaxed day filled with admin more than anything else. After a long sleep I hung around the hostel reading and blogging, not wanting to expose myself to the rubbish weather. I went for a walk along the seaside anyway though and had a brief walk along the old quarter to grab a coffee. When I got back the adorable hostel staff offered to help me with booking ...
After a delicious lie in I went for a walk along the sea. After being sufficiently frozen from the wind I headed to the old quarter. Here there were loads of strange statues and people selling deep fried fishy/seafoody carb things. I tried one and think it was probably giant fish balls, so it was yummy. After popping into some shops and narrowly missing being set on fire by some hooligans who were setting off fire crackers for no apparent reason, I got ...
... happy there that we hadn't the smallest reason to complain about anything.
We really can recommend to stay a few days in Behai, although there is not much to do its perfect to relax, take it easy for a day or two.
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