Meijing Seascape Hotel
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... The shop owners were nice and polite, not in your face “Buy my stuff” kind of people. I was pleasantly surprised.
I didn’t buy much of anything, just enjoyed wandering. I went back to the hospital early. Maybe they would get me in sooner…nope! The only thing I was able to do was place myself ahead of 2 Air China guys. Ended up out of there 30 minutes early so it paid off.
Super long day ended with a collapse in bed!!
... 200 RMB.
You will have to take a bus for 5 min from the ticket shop to the ferry departure gate so be an hour early at least. Once there, they make sure you get on the right boat.
Don't expect anything close to what you might know from Europe or western countries, for example the difference between 1st and 2nd class is a window. The ships are some old hookers and the beds tiny. ...
... 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 ...
... ate crab from the shell too. Belinda had to show Gene and I how to eat it. You just pry the shell open and pick out the meat. Surprisingly there was just a little bit in each one. Yuan is a police officer who works in a prison. Gene was asking him questions about his job, so he told us. The prisoners are in there for violent acts they committed. They all work in factories and learn skills in prison so they can get a job when they are released. Gene asked him how many prisoners ...
... directed by Zhang Li Mou who also directed the opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He is a world famous director who has also directed Impressions performances in three other cities. Joan and I were fortunate enough to see the one in Guilin. It was outstanding.
Impressions Hainan was incredible but hard to explain. The theatre was round and the front of it opened out to the South China Sea. So the backdrop was palm ...