Sanya Treasure Island Sea View Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... barefoot, Matt had
to go back down into the lobby and attempt to ensure the woman he wasn’t coming
to try anything funny, standing half naked, playing a game of charades with the
mandarin speaking woman, trying to let her know he was locked out of his room.
The alarm went off a bit too early for our liking,
but with a free breakfast buffet beckoning we made our way downstairs to meet with
Olga and Sean. With the ...
... we got there.
Wednesday we packed our bags and got the
bullet train down to Sanya, for a two day one night getaway to the other side
of the island. First class tickets were only 20 yuan more expensive, so we
thought we’d splurge. Looking back we still cant figure out what the difference
was between first and coach on the bullet. The seats were identical, and the
coach toilet was a proper toilet, while we had a squat down one in ...
... a local person in traditional clothing. So Jim and I
will be part of someone’s vacation album. I can just hear him now.
“Guess what I saw while on vacation? A white couple! He had on short pants and a shirt and
she was wearing this colorful dress. They smiled a lot and spoke English. They
seemed friendly enough, so I asked them if I could get their picture. They
agreed! Look! Real , live westerners!”
... I travel somewhere, there are definitely things I want to see. Having things you want to see creates a dilemma when you have no idea how to see them. In cities that have a metro, you at least stand half a chance of stumbling across your desired destination but when you are relying on taxis or buses, things get a little trickier with this whole language barrier. Worse, you can find yourself in a situation like Bret and I in Beijing--where you have ...
... part of the picture and didn’t it bring out the child in everyone there, in fact it even brought out the child in the children.
Beers N Noodles ...