Golden Port Hotel
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... all know, this is not always the case. And Hepu is a prime example of that.
However, in Hepu you may see trades long forgotten, people you won’t meet anywhere else in China, and the atmosphere of hard, very hard working Chinese who don’t always earn enough to have a decent life. Those people haven’t really experienced the ‘miracle of China’, not yet. What they do experience is a tough transformational period, in which one ...
... especially the old people, tell the history of their hard life with not too much laughter as life never was too easy for so many of them. They are kind, nice and hardworking people. But this kindness doesn’t feel like a gentle kindness but rough, tough and yet, honest, authentic. They take care of each other and expect to be taken care of also. Their minds are very tribal minds with strong Confusions values. They will go long way to do things for family and friends ...
... change all of it. Fab! After this he took me to the bus station so I could book my ticket. Then I asked if he could drop me somewhere for dumplings as that felt like an appropriate last meal! After food we returned back to the hostel, where I read, packed and pottered about until bed. The cuties at the hostel also came to my room to ask wether they could have a photo with me so that they wouldn't forget me! ...
... up some fruit and nuts on the way back. I ended up having dinner with the people who live/work here, which was lovely. Tried some speciality dish from north china that was amazing - potatoes, aubergines and peppers, whats not to like! Unfortunately I did also eat a piece of liver and had to use all my strength not to vehemently spit it onto the floor! They commented that I was very good at using chopsticks and I mentioned I had a Singaporean ...
... 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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