Hainan Jin Yu Hotel
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... 8217;t have while we are at it!”
We jumped in the taxi with Angela (Hainan recruiting rep and our translator for the day). The taxis are so cheap here. We were 30 minutes + in the taxi and it cost less than $20. Most of the time a 10 minute ride costs less than $2, and you don’t tip here! 7:30 am rush hour traffic, and we are doing 130-140 kph on the highway! I’d like to see that happen on the 401! I think that I have figured out their rules of the road. ...
... 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 ...
... for tea. Her name is Jane and she was a college roommate of Belinda's. They hadn't seen each other for five years. Jane brought us a specialty dish of the area made with coconut milk and we drank Kung Fu tea, which is named for the tea service set you drink out of. The tea was Guan Yin tea, which is the name of the Buddha Goddess we visited yesterday. Next destination, LiuGao High School, Liuzhou. We made it. Gene and I are in our apartment. I need a nap and will write again ...
... beaches and the ocean.In the first scene, about 100 performers opened giant umbrellas and moved them in a synchronized fashion. The lighting on top of them made the whole thing look beautiful.
Projectors made the surface look like the ocean. All of the sudden, green heads appeared and then green men. One green man had a golf club. Then somehow the whole surface filled up with water and there was synchronized splashing by about ...