Marco Polo Xiamen
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- Shuttle bus service
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... Cheng Do took one and half hours each way and as we were sailing again at 2pm, there was not a lot of time on our hands. The visits were to two temples and to a shopping street / market (although the closest we got to the latter was a drive through the precinct).
Our tour guide said to call her Hayley as it sounded like her Chinese name. She was a 20 something Chinese lady who has a degree and Masters in Education and is in the ...
... and surely they directed us along the paths to a central market shopping area and beyond to the gardens and piano museum. As part of the gardens borders the sea we were able to witness local people enjoying the beach area and water sports. Before we embarked on the ferry back to the cruise terminal we had a brief free time to further explore. It is quite different to wander in a country where ...
... random train station and prayed that a) there would be a train to Humen and b) they weren't all booked up. Miraculously, I got home, just before the others. We all stayed up late and chatted about our various adventures. At least there was a nice chilled out ending!
One thing about the tulous and the Fujian countryside... bugs. Everywhere. Daddy-long-legs the size of my face and the bathroom in the tulou covered in cobwebs and little black insects. I came back with a ridiculous number of bites.
... have been lovely to have someone playing, or music on a sound system. Nup. An aviary had the biggest gathering of peacocks I've ever seen, as well as pelicans, cockatoos and others. The noise was unbelievable. There was a show starting at 9.30, and about ten minutes beforehand, every bird seemed to start warming up its vocal chords. There was the usual revolting show of trained birds doing ridiculous things like riding a bike. The only funny one was the cockatoo playing the piano. ...
... houses for their outstanding selection of Chinese teas. One thing that became obvious quickly inside the real China is that English speaking people, outside major hotels, is hard to find so it is often a very amusing interaction as you negotiate prices in the side streets.
Overall we were extremely impressed at how advanced, clean and developed Xiamen is relative to both our expectations.
Back to the South China Sea for a full day at sea on to Shanghai! ...