Lushan Seaview Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... to enjoy the red rice wine Jacuzzis and were
joined by a Chinese couple from Beijing and their 13 year old son. He had been
taking English lessons and took the opportunity to practice, translating
between his parents and us.
Friday morning, we started the task of
packing to head to Shanghai. Having gotten past the halfway mark of our trip,
we didn’t want to leave Hainan as it signified that we were getting nearer to
the end ...
... Haikou and Sanya sit on the coast on the north and south, while everything
between it is primarily unspoiled so the scenery between was beautiful. It was
primarily coconut trees, with sporadic farms and villages every few miles. The
train didn’t reach the impressive 380 km per hour that it can, but it still
coasted around 200 km for most of the journey. I was a bit adventurous and tried pickled chicken feet and peppers as a snack during the journey. They ...
... a local person in traditional clothing. So Jim and I
will be part of someone’s vacation album. I can just hear him now.
“Guess what I saw while on vacation? A white couple! He had on short pants and a shirt and
she was wearing this colorful dress. They smiled a lot and spoke English. They
seemed friendly enough, so I asked them if I could get their picture. They
agreed! Look! Real , live westerners!”
... shocked! Of course not! She was Chinese! The China-man however, then began complementing her on her English! It's so very good! He was so impressed! At this point, I asked Helen what he was saying and she explained. This furthered his belief that Helen must be the most intelligent person EVER, as she was clearly able to converse intelligibly with me. As Helen began to downplay her language abilities, other people in the crowd began to chime in that ...
... 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 ...