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... having planned enough time for trips to the islands center.
2. FERRY HAIKOU - BEHAI
It takes about 30 min by taxi from the train station to the ferry docs. To buy a ticket for the overnight ferry can get a bit difficult without speaking Chinese but thats (the first) part of the adventure I would say. Regardless what you find on the Internet there are 2 or 3 Ferry leaving ...
... br> Belinda said she contacted a grade school classmate of hers
and he wanted to take us to a fish restaurant, right on a fisherman’s
wharf. Her classmates name was Yuan. He was a prison guard about an hour’s drive from his home. If you could think of stereotypical prison guard, Yuan was the farthest thing from it.
He was a very kind and gentle acting person, that liked to laugh a lot.
To get there, Lewis had to follow Yuan on an off ...
... a little, talked and sang songs. I know where Connor gets his singing from, his father. Harry sang 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' in Chinese. It was great! We all clapped for him. Then Connor sang 'Are You Sleeping?' in Chinese and Gene and I just had to sing it in English while Connor sang along with us in Chinese. Then Connor sang a rendition of the 'ABC's' and 'Happy Birthday' in English. The Chinese sing 'Happy Birthday' on birthdays just like the Americans. Gene ...
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 ...
... br> takeoff to landing. Once departing the plane it was quite apparent why this
island is called the eastern Hawaii. The entire airport was open aired and
there were coconut trees as far as the eye could see. We pushed past the
hounding unlicensed cabbies trying to lure us into their cars with promises of
good prices to the queue for a proper taxi. Our journey would only be about
2miles and we had read that cab drivers here were not as friendly or honest ...