Gulang Villa Hotel
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
TripAdvisor Reviews La Collina dei Nebrodi San Marco D'Alunzio
Travel Blogs from Xiamen
... Cheng Do took one and half hours each way and as we were sailing again at 2pm, there was not a lot of time on our hands. The visits were to two temples and to a shopping street / market (although the closest we got to the latter was a drive through the precinct).
Our tour guide said to call her Hayley as it sounded like her Chinese name. She was a 20 something Chinese lady who has a degree and Masters in Education and is in the ...
... hottest part of the day and I reckon the residents here were napping or hiding in the shade. I still loved having a peek in all the tulous; despite the fact that they were all similar architecturally and the layout was also similar, they each had a different character. Through some overgrown weeds, I came across an abandoned tulou. It was CREEPY! There was a thick layer of moss across the floor and cobwebs and dust everywhere, but it looked like the people who lived there ...
... 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 ...
... lane ways. Unfortunately our planned guide was a no show, so while we didn't get to see the botanical gardens, we were able to have more time to wander the heart of the city and it certainly showed to be a first world city, with modern amenities and a rich cultural heritage.
The people were extremely welcoming and we didn't see the crowds we expected as most streets were wide walking boulevards that were only moderately busy. We then ventured onto ...
... wander around by ourselves, we decided to split up and go our own ways shopping, again, so many shops. so many people!! We bought only a few items here, had no lunch here but when we met up, we had a sundae from McDonalds !! .
Time was up, head count done once again, our group all here, unlike some groups that were missing people!! Back through customs, back through check in and yes, straight to the bar!! After a full on day, we needed it!