International Financial Jasper Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Photos of International Financial Jasper Hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews International Financial Jasper Hotel Haikou
Travel Blogs from Haikou
I did not have time to finish my blog, so here is the condensed version of the last couple of days:
It has been a crazy busy few days. No time to eat or think. The sleep thing is getting better. Waking up at 5am instead of 4 is always good.
It's the dreaded medical day. No food or drink this morning, fasting time! Most of the candidates are weeded out at this step. The Chinese medical is at the level of astronaut! Blood, urine, EEC, EKG, eyes, ears nose throat, HIV, ...
... having planned enough time for trips to the islands center.
2. FERRY HAIKOU - BEHAI
It takes about 30 min by taxi from the train station to the ferry docs. To buy a ticket for the overnight ferry can get a bit difficult without speaking Chinese but thats (the first) part of the adventure I would say. Regardless what you find on the Internet there are 2 or 3 Ferry leaving ...
... three occasions Lewis came within about an inch of hitting a car or a pole. As
far as I could tell (and I can’t tell very well) I never heard him curse one
time. It was quite a driving performance.
When we got to the pier, it had turned out to be a beautiful day. To get to the restaurant we had to get a ride in a small dinghy. We ate at an open-air restaurant looking out on the bay.
Lewis ordered about every seafood dish you could think of. ...
... and Yuan put them in the pot to cook, when the water boiled. In minutes they were done. We had some red wine to drink and toasted each other. The Chinese people have a great tradition of toasting each other throughout the meal for the friendships they have. Other dishes we ate were calamari, oysters, whole fish and sticky rice on coconut slices. I don't think I've ever eaten oysters before and they tasted good to me. Same goes for clams from the shell and it was the first time ...
... 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. ...