St.Ives Seaview International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... I went to reset the
alarm for a later time, to find we had left it in the other room. Matt called
the front desk again and they let him into the room. Upon returning to our
room, Matt realized he had forgotten the room key, and I had fallen asleep.
With the do not disturb sign on, the rooms doorbell doesn't sound, and matts
knocking fell on deaf ears, as there were two doors and a living room between
myself and the front entranceway. In only his ...
but he wanted to get our photo so that he could show his friends he had hung
out with white people. The drive back in the airconditioned bmw was bliss in
comparison to the overcrowded buses.
That night we went to the lounge bar in the
center of the hotel to enjoy an evening drink. The bar was completely empty and
the poor girls couldn’t speak a word of English. Poor matt was given my
alcoholic drink to start, but in ...
... br> taken by a local man. At first we thought that they wanted us to take a picture
of them, but he motioned for us to stand beside his father so he could get a
picture of us. It seems that some local Chinese outside of big cities do not
encounter “westerners” and when they do, love getting pictures taken with them.
It would be like us going to say any foreign country or exotic land and having
our picture ...
... in a cage, next to a table, with food on it. I cautiously pointed this out to Helen who, surprisingly, stopped eating her wonton soup and quickly announced that we should go. Uhhhh.....deal, yo.
Despite the fact that our breakfast location was Helen's doing and said breakfast location may or may not have been serving cat, I'm not upset with Helen. My bread was just fine. Sorry about her wontons.
2. Travel was almost enjoyable.
... loved but also the many couples (of all ages) giggling their way around each floor.
It actually sounded like a childrens playgroud as each painting had 'a thing/point/place’ where a person stands ...