Harvest Qilin Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... br> were called to get in the plane. We had lost our departure time and had to sit
on the runway for nearly an hour before a slot became available. The flight was
uneventful, but much longer at 2 and half hours compared to our quick jaunts
between xian, guilin and haikou. As we were sky card members we got free
slippers and water as a thank you before departure.
We landed in Shanghai an hour later than
expected and consequently ...
... as green tea waffles.
After having felt we got our moneys worth
(I stuffed loads of milk buns in my pocket for later!) we opted for a day
lounging by the pool. As the sun was out, the pool was empty with the Asian
guests hiding in their rooms awaiting cloudier hours or evening. We got in a
good two hours of lounging and full body fish therapy before the thunder storms
struck! Not wanting to sit in the room all afternoon we thought we ...
Hainan Island is the southern-most point of China and is
known as” China’s Hawaii”. It is very hot and humid and in the earliest days,
government officials were banished there to be punished. It was thought of as being sent to” the gates of hell.” Not much of a punishment, if you ask me, but I guess they did not
have an escape from the heat in the form of air-conditioning. Today it is ...
... my dear Watson. Shoot me.
Tangent over and focus regained--I went to Sanya! Sanya is officially my favorite place in China! It was PERFECT! It was much more of what I had imagined China to be with cows in the streets, no noticeable chain brands (with the exception of the Starbucks I hunted down with the vigor of a Great White during surfing season), street vendors everywhere, and, miracle of miracles, the SUN! That sucker must have ...
... part of the picture and didn’t it bring out the child in everyone there, in fact it even brought out the child in the children.
Beers N Noodles ...