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Travel Blogs from Haikou
... to end a very interesting trip!
Back to the airport, checked in for the flight, boarded the flight. A nice shiny new B787 Dreamliner! The goal is to get on one of these, at the end of the contract, and fly out of Toronto….
Luckily we were able to talk to the incharge Flight Attendant and ask about being upgraded if there was room (we were given a letter saying that we are potential Captains with Hainan and if there was space to kindly upgrade us at the ...
... around 3 days. It is supposed to be a return cruise but I guess you can get off in Hanoi and then just don't get on board again. Be fair and inform the crew so they don't start looking for you.
So since that was out of budget for us, I tell you the shortest way via mainland china we did.
1. ISLAND TRAIN
The train Sanya to Haikou takes about 2hrs and there are ...
... br> Belinda said she contacted a grade school classmate of hers
and he wanted to take us to a fish restaurant, right on a fisherman’s
wharf. Her classmates name was Yuan. He was a prison guard about an hour’s drive from his home. If you could think of stereotypical prison guard, Yuan was the farthest thing from it.
He was a very kind and gentle acting person, that liked to laugh a lot.
To get there, Lewis had to follow Yuan on an off ...
... new word in Chinese today, 'Feng Le', which means 'Crazy'. This is the word he uses to describe the driving in Sanya, Hainan. On the way to Haikou, we were stopped at an intersection for a red light. There was a street cleaner in the center of the road who stepped in front of the stopped cars to sweep the street on our side. The motor scooters to the right of us were all going through the red light, crossing in front of us, to turn left. I asked Belinda if the scooters don't have ...
We are off for National Day so Belinda, Lewis, Joan and I decided to fly to Hainan Island. Hainan is considered the Hawaii of China. Many wealthy people from northern China vacation here in the winter. It is also the place where Belinda was born and where her parents live. We left Liuzhou about 9:40 AM. Our flight was uneventful, taking about one hour.
We arrived at the capital of Hainan which is Haikou. We are only going to spend on day ...