Hainan Meilan Hotel
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... tummy and the incessant need to feed my caffeine addiction. Writing in this blog helped to distract me. We meet downstairs a bit early. Bill suggests that we go see what is going on in the crew lounge at the other end of the hotel. Maybe Angela will be waiting for us there…"Yeah great idea Bill, lets go down towards the restaurant (beside the lounge) just to tempt us more. Hey why don’t we walk through the restaurant to look and smell all of the yummy food that we ...
... around 3 days. It is supposed to be a return cruise but I guess you can get off in Hanoi and then just don't get on board again. Be fair and inform the crew so they don't start looking for you.
So since that was out of budget for us, I tell you the shortest way via mainland china we did.
1. ISLAND TRAIN
The train Sanya to Haikou takes about 2hrs and there are ...
... 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 ...
Gene and I got a call from Belinda this morning saying it was raining at the beach we all planned to go to this morning. So we made new plans. We didn't have to leave the hotel until noon, so I had a leisurely cup of Xinglong coffee in the lobby, reading. Belinda came by and we decided to have a girls day out. So we went shopping in a department store and each bought a hat and strolled around. Belinda tried on an outfit but didn't like the way it fit. We went upstairs and each bought ...
... The ocean was roaring in the background and fireworks were shot off. It was quit an evening. Thanks Belinda and Harry.
The streets are filled with people, mostly eating. The cuisine is a lot different here than in Liuzhou. It is not as spicy. The island gets by on growing food and tourism. There were big trucks lined up for blocks waiting to fill up with fruits and vegetables that will be shipped to the northern part of mainland China.