Hua Xin Seaview Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... to enjoy the red rice wine Jacuzzis and were
joined by a Chinese couple from Beijing and their 13 year old son. He had been
taking English lessons and took the opportunity to practice, translating
between his parents and us.
Friday morning, we started the task of
packing to head to Shanghai. Having gotten past the halfway mark of our trip,
we didn’t want to leave Hainan as it signified that we were getting nearer to
the end ...
... 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 ...
... They want a picture with you!" She would take said picture and then Helen would talk about how everyone must be so excited to see someone who looks like me. Awesome, right? Until picture 10 or 11...Around this time, we were in a large queue line for a tram at the Nanshan Temple. We were about half-way through and I had just taken a picture with the couple behind me. The man next to us in the line asked Helen if she was an American. She laughed and ...
... loved but also the many couples (of all ages) giggling their way around each floor.
It actually sounded like a childrens playgroud as each painting had 'a thing/point/place’ where a person stands ...