Tianyou Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haikou
... couple of the other guys. They were not able to get home early, so were stuck. We sat around in the crew lounge had a few beers and shot the breeze for a few hours. I bailed first. Exhausted! Plus Bill and I had a plan to venture in to Beijing to find a market. We hadn’t had any time to do this yet.
We met at 7am for breakfast, packed and checked out. The airport has a bag drop place, $6. Express train downtown, subway 3 stops, 9:30am we have to be back on the subway ...
... 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.
... it and looked at it for over an hour. Occasionally he would show it to his
dad and then to his mom. He wouldn’t open it until we got to the hotel.
We had dinner and then we finished off the evening with a visit from Belinda’s best friend
Jane. Belinda hadn’t seen her in five years. She was very nice and she could
speak pretty good English. She brought us a special desert from Hainan.
... 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 ...
... directed by Zhang Li Mou who also directed the opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He is a world famous director who has also directed Impressions performances in three other cities. Joan and I were fortunate enough to see the one in Guilin. It was outstanding.
Impressions Hainan was incredible but hard to explain. The theatre was round and the front of it opened out to the South China Sea. So the backdrop was palm ...