Nanshan Leisure Villas
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Stayed in: CAPTAINS HOUSE DOWNTOWN
Dbl. Bedroom 160RMB (2 people)
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Good price / value ratio, allright for backpakers if you dont look for a party hostel and just a 10 min walk from the beach. We had a double bed room with own shower and WC, aircon and wifi.
Its in a good location, close to the bus station, lots of busy food shops and little market streets around. Hence its not the ...
... a salute to Marilyn Monroe with all the dancers dressed like Marilyn. They even did the scene from the movie where her dress blew up. I'm sure they would not have done that, had the Chinese not been familiar with that scene.
There was also a salute to Michael Jackson. All the dancers were dressed like Michael with the gloves to match. The song they danced to was "Dangerous".
There was an act where two acrobats ...
... sticks in their hands and kneel on a kneeler and bow three times, then place the sticks in a sand filled box of sorts. Belinda bought some food for us to eat at Nanshan. We had canned beans, cracker cakes, candy and chocolate cookies. Gene and I were in the mood for ice cream so we bought a few Magnum ice cream bars, one for Gene and myself and one for Louis. We found out Louis likes ice cream as much as Belinda likes coffee. If ...
... China. Belinda, as I mentioned, is from Hainan. So she says whenever she meets someone they ask her if she is Li. She happens to be Han, which is the majority group in China.
The part of the village the Li are living in is off limits to the tourists. The part we went through shows you how they live and play. They, of course, make a lot of money off of tourists. They also weave, do wood carvings, and make ceramics.
We got to see ...
... by other people, unless you grew up in the area. Belinda's stepmother, we learned Belinda's mother passed away a few years ago, speaks only the dialect of Hainan. Louis, Belinda's husband, does not know the dialect, so he cannot understand his step mother-in-law. Belinda's father was a primary school teacher in Hainan and this is the first time he has been out of his city. This must be an exciting trip for him and his wife.