Herton Mingyang Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haikou
... 8230;apparently this is how you can tell if someone can fly aircraft or not…I am pretty sure I did not do well, and without sounding conceited or big headed, I know that I can fly circles around most (except for you Bill :p ) Air Canada stopped using this testing (or some of it) a number of years ago. We had some good laughs about it while waiting for the flight to Haiku.
We were standing around in the boarding area, when one of the guys noticed that they ...
... much better.
Arrival is at unpleasant 5:30 in the morning but don't worry that you might miss the arrival you don't need to set your alarm, they make sure you wake up even with earplugs, I can promise you!
Unfortunately a few days later I lost my camera so there is not many good pictures from this part of the trip. See the next entry on how to get from Behai to Hanoi.
... it and looked at it for over an hour. Occasionally he would show it to his
dad and then to his mom. He wouldn’t open it until we got to the hotel.
We had dinner and then we finished off the evening with a visit from Belinda’s best friend
Jane. Belinda hadn’t seen her in five years. She was very nice and she could
speak pretty good English. She brought us a special desert from Hainan.
... new word in Chinese today, 'Feng Le', which means 'Crazy'. This is the word he uses to describe the driving in Sanya, Hainan. On the way to Haikou, we were stopped at an intersection for a red light. There was a street cleaner in the center of the road who stepped in front of the stopped cars to sweep the street on our side. The motor scooters to the right of us were all going through the red light, crossing in front of us, to turn left. I asked Belinda if the scooters don't have ...
We are off for National Day so Belinda, Lewis, Joan and I decided to fly to Hainan Island. Hainan is considered the Hawaii of China. Many wealthy people from northern China vacation here in the winter. It is also the place where Belinda was born and where her parents live. We left Liuzhou about 9:40 AM. Our flight was uneventful, taking about one hour.
We arrived at the capital of Hainan which is Haikou. We are only going to spend on day ...