Li Du Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
Thursday (3:00am) I went to the bathroom
and the light exploded in its socket all over the sink and floor. Attempting to
explain to the front desk what had happened was really difficult. Eventually
someone came up and we were able to show them the glass that was all over the
floor. A bellboy helped us move our things to a room further down the hall. We
hit the do not disturb sign before getting back into ...
... coladas. We were reminded of some cultural differences while lounging. A mother took her daughter out of the pool, pulled down her bathing suit and aided her in peeing on a palm tree. Matt pointed out in America, they'd have just peed in the pool, so it was up to ourselves to decide which was worse!
We decided to meet up for dinner at 18:30.
Sean and Olga knew of a fish market and bar that we needed to check out. Olga
speaks fluent Mandarin and was able ...
... we explored the pool. This was definitely one of the
best pools on a resort I have been to!! It was enormous. This lagoon pool had
several coves with built in Jacuzzi tubs, waterfalls, bridges to swim under,
swim up bar, water volley ball area, a sandy area, kids play area, and plants
and trees incorporated everywhere! Lovely, lovely and very relaxing!
There was also a
separate lap pool for serious swimmers-but ...
... and my inability to stop applying sunscreen), Helen became my official interpreter. This, hopefully, was not intolerable as this is basically what she does for me everyday. However, Helen became my interpreter to everyone else as well. This meant that Helen also became a photographer.
Really, she was pretty cool with the first five or six Chinese people who came up to her and said "askij dskjie eij sekh?" She would smile and nod and say "Oh! ...
... bothered to check it out but today as I had no plans I figured I’d head over and have a look. Unlike most art museums, or any museum for that matter, usually going alone is better than going with a friend ...