Tianyou Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haikou
... br> takeoff to landing. Once departing the plane it was quite apparent why this
island is called the eastern Hawaii. The entire airport was open aired and
there were coconut trees as far as the eye could see. We pushed past the
hounding unlicensed cabbies trying to lure us into their cars with promises of
good prices to the queue for a proper taxi. Our journey would only be about
2miles and we had read that cab drivers here were not as friendly or honest ...
... with more passengers expected to flood railway stations on Friday, which will witness the first rush of people returning to work after the seven day Spring Festival holiday.
- A total of 4,550 train services were operating on Wednesday, completing nearly 5.8 million trips for passengers,
- On Wednesday, nearly 50 million trips were made in ...
... rest of the beach;
There are many other people to be found, but as the beach is so long and spacious you barely notice them. There is a beach side park and walking/riding path that takes you most of the way back towards Haikou and I spent quite a few hours walking, reading and snacking and at its end I thought of boarding a bus but then decided to jump a ...
... overtook Qiongshan in population and in the 1930s after it was declared a separate administrative county Haikou was developed as a port during the Sino-Japanese War (1937–45) when the Japanese invaded and occupied Hainan Island from early 1939 to 1945.
Old Haikou (the oldest buildings in ...
... Hainan’s inarguably most attractive feature is its sandy beaches and bays which are the ideal venues for all manner of water sports, from windsurfing to scuba diving to kayaking.
Sanya city was a favorite haunt of the former Chinese leader, Mao Zedong, himself an avid swimmer. It was also very popular with the Russian elite during the Soviet ...