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... Today is the day for cognitive and psychological testing, then fly to Hainan Island for the Chinese License exam. 8am – 2am…yuck. HNA do not have approval (haven’t paid the right people) to do the exams in Beijing, so have to go to Haiku on Hainan Island to do the exam.
First Hainan HQ in Beijing for the COG tests. I can say that I know many excellent pilots (and great people too) who have failed these cognitive tests, not getting accepted at Air ...
... much better.
Arrival is at unpleasant 5:30 in the morning but don't worry that you might miss the arrival you don't need to set your alarm, they make sure you wake up even with earplugs, I can promise you!
Unfortunately a few days later I lost my camera so there is not many good pictures from this part of the trip. See the next entry on how to get from Behai to Hanoi.
... bill would have been at least $280.
We quizzed Yuan about prisons in China. In the U.S. our
recidivism is well over 50%. Yuan laughed and said very few come back. He said
many of the crimes involved violence and the prisoners don’t want to come back
so the number is very low. He said at his prison the emphasis is on training
them in some kind of a trade. They work in factories, while in prison.
When we got back from lunch we headed ...
... new word in Chinese today, 'Feng Le', which means 'Crazy'. This is the word he uses to describe the driving in Sanya, Hainan. On the way to Haikou, we were stopped at an intersection for a red light. There was a street cleaner in the center of the road who stepped in front of the stopped cars to sweep the street on our side. The motor scooters to the right of us were all going through the red light, crossing in front of us, to turn left. I asked Belinda if the scooters don't have ...
... Haikou and then we are going to travel on to explore the island. Belinda's cousin Harry, who is a tour guide, is taking us around.
Tonight we went to see an outdoor performance called Impressions of Hainan. We were accompanied by Belinda's mom and dad, Harry and his wife, their two children and Harry's mother in-law. Harry's children are Connor, about 4 and the baby who is less than a year.
The performance is hard to describe. ...