Golden Coast Lawton Hotel Haikou
Travel Blogs from Haikou
... three occasions Lewis came within about an inch of hitting a car or a pole. As
far as I could tell (and I can’t tell very well) I never heard him curse one
time. It was quite a driving performance.
When we got to the pier, it had turned out to be a beautiful day. To get to the restaurant we had to get a ride in a small dinghy. We ate at an open-air restaurant looking out on the bay.
Lewis ordered about every seafood dish you could think of. ...
... for tea. Her name is Jane and she was a college roommate of Belinda's. They hadn't seen each other for five years. Jane brought us a specialty dish of the area made with coconut milk and we drank Kung Fu tea, which is named for the tea service set you drink out of. The tea was Guan Yin tea, which is the name of the Buddha Goddess we visited yesterday. Next destination, LiuGao High School, Liuzhou. We made it. Gene and I are in our apartment. I need a nap and will write again ...
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 ...
... In the store there was an entire aisle dedicated solely to
oreo cookies, with at least a dozen different flavors.
Upon our return we found the pool boy who
is taking English lessons. He translated the bus driver’s note, which was an
attempt at giving us directions. We were supposed to change buses quite quickly
and were going in a direction away from our desired destination! Information
that would have been much more helpful at the time!
... with more passengers expected to flood railway stations on Friday, which will witness the first rush of people returning to work after the seven day Spring Festival holiday.
- A total of 4,550 train services were operating on Wednesday, completing nearly 5.8 million trips for passengers,
- On Wednesday, nearly 50 million trips were made in ...