Hainan Airlines Mingguang Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haikou
... The front
lobby was massive and open aired. The staff pointed out to us on the map where
everything was on the resort including the three restaraunts and pools. The
staffs English though was a bit rough around the edges and some things were not
very clearly explained. Like the "aquarium by the pool". We got to our room, to
find there were two beds… going through the awkward grunts and gestures to
explain we did in fact want one big bed to share ...
Now For a Bit of Haikou History
Located at the North of Hainan is the islands capital, Haikou city and with an estimated population of one million eight hundred thousand it is easily the largest city on the island. Named ‘Haikoupu’ in ancient times, during the Ming Dynasty, it was fortified as ‘Haikousuo’.
... of dishes from all over Asia. I ordered a Chef’s Salad, as it is 'normally’ the Big Boy of salads and always comes with several chunky bits of tender chicken, several chunky bits of ham, several chunky bits of beef along with baby tomatoes, onion, cheese, peppers etc.
When mine arrived I nearly died!
It came with two bits of ...
... they leave every hour.
Me: yes…um…no…um…wh at?
She: There is a train at 18:40 this evening.
Me: Um, I don’t understand.
She: Do you want two tickets?
Me: I guess we do and once again I hate travelling during Spring Festival!
... so believe it or not, I had to actually tone down the ‘English’ quite a lot as it read like a Penguin Classic.
Some Guys Historical Overview
History can’t make up its mind about the Hainan Island.
Sitting off the southern coast of China and to the east of Vietnam, it has been both eulogized as the Hawaii of the ...