Travel Blogs from Haikou
... It was about 170 miles from Sanya. Sanya is at the southern end of the island and Haikou is at the north end. On the way, we went by Xinlong, famous for its coffee, Joan and Belinda wanted to stop and have a coffee break, but we passed the exit before we realized it. We figured no coffee.
All of the sudden, out of nowhere we saw a sign for a café featuring Xinlong coffee. It
was a coffee miracle. Nowhere along the expressway, in all of Hainan, did I ...
... for Connor and I got something for baby girl. When we got back to the hotel Belinda told us we were meeting a friend of hers for lunch. This was a primary school classmate who used to sit behind her in school. His name is Yuan. She hasn't seen him for seven years. We met him at a seaside restaurant for a fresh fish lunch. We all took a small boat out to the restaurant and had a hot pot lunch of many fish delicacies. The shrimp, crab and clams were still alive when brought to ...
... directed by Zhang Li Mou who also directed the opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He is a world famous director who has also directed Impressions performances in three other cities. Joan and I were fortunate enough to see the one in Guilin. It was outstanding.
Impressions Hainan was incredible but hard to explain. The theatre was round and the front of it opened out to the South China Sea. So the backdrop was palm ...
... 12pm. We went in
search of a nice lunch to get us through until we landed later that evening on
Hainan Island. We stumbled upon a cute little bakery with some interesting
chinese twists on baked goods. Not feeling very adventurous I stuck to a very
simplistic muffin, while Matt tried just about everything that wasn’t bolted to
the ground. Our taxi driver picked us up shortly after 3pm and we headed on our
way to Guilin Airport. The drive there ...
Hey Hey and a Big G'Day toya,
Man travelling during Spring Festival is frustrating!
Me: Two tickets to Haikou please.
She: There’s a train at 18:40 this evening.
Me: But it’s only a two hour train ride, they leave every half an hour or so.
Me: yes…um…no…um…wh at?