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Travel Blogs from Qionghai
... br> takeoff to landing. Once departing the plane it was quite apparent why this
island is called the eastern Hawaii. The entire airport was open aired and
there were coconut trees as far as the eye could see. We pushed past the
hounding unlicensed cabbies trying to lure us into their cars with promises of
good prices to the queue for a proper taxi. Our journey would only be about
2miles and we had read that cab drivers here were not as friendly or honest ...
... old administrative city and in 1926, Haikou overtook Qiongshan in population in the 1930s after it was declared a separate administrative county.
Haikou was developed as a port during the Sino-Japanese War (1937–45) when the Japanese invaded and occupied Hainan Island from early 1939 to 1945.
Old Haikou (the oldest buildings in the area) ...
Wenchang Chicken takes its name from its birthplace, Wenchang City on Hainan.
All over Hainan, when people host a party, they usually provide guests with a dish of tasty Wenchang Chicken to show their gracious hospitality. A legend surrounds the origins of Wenchang Chicken. In the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) an official from ...
Hey Hey and a Big G'Day toya,
Don’t you just love travelling during the largest human migration on the planet!
Me: Two tickets to Haikou please.
She: There’s a train at 18:40 this evening.
Me: But it’s only a two hour ...
... and people have both caught the tourism bug, seeing the tourism industry as the easiest way to make a quick buck and advance the economy. Their motto is to promote the ten major tourist resources: blue sea, bright sunshine, sandy beaches, hot springs, tropical climate, tropical rainforest, grottos, minority culture, clean air and beautiful scenery. ...