Kai Wei Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haikou
... It was about 170 miles from Sanya. Sanya is at the southern end of the island and Haikou is at the north end. On the way, we went by Xinlong, famous for its coffee, Joan and Belinda wanted to stop and have a coffee break, but we passed the exit before we realized it. We figured no coffee.
All of the sudden, out of nowhere we saw a sign for a café featuring Xinlong coffee. It
was a coffee miracle. Nowhere along the expressway, in all of Hainan, did I ...
... new word in Chinese today, 'Feng Le', which means 'Crazy'. This is the word he uses to describe the driving in Sanya, Hainan. On the way to Haikou, we were stopped at an intersection for a red light. There was a street cleaner in the center of the road who stepped in front of the stopped cars to sweep the street on our side. The motor scooters to the right of us were all going through the red light, crossing in front of us, to turn left. I asked Belinda if the scooters don't have ...
We are off for National Day so Belinda, Lewis, Joan and I decided to fly to Hainan Island. Hainan is considered the Hawaii of China. Many wealthy people from northern China vacation here in the winter. It is also the place where Belinda was born and where her parents live. We left Liuzhou about 9:40 AM. Our flight was uneventful, taking about one hour.
We arrived at the capital of Hainan which is Haikou. We are only going to spend on day ...
... should only take about 30 minutes and then we would be in the area known as
MingJu Square. We wanted to do some light shopping and get snacks, as the
resort only had a limited number of over priced soft drinks on offer.
30 minutes came and went without us seeing
much of anything. The bus driver at a red light handed us a small piece of
paper, with Chinese symbols along with almost all the money we had given him,
before running back to ...
... There is a train at 18:40 this evening.
Me: um, I don’t understand.
She: Do you want two tickets?
Me: I guess I do.
Judy: Do you have the address for the hotel?
Me: Yes, I took a screen shot of the booking.
Judy: Ok, show the taxi guy.
Me: I can’t because my stupid phone won’t show the shot.