Sheraton Xiamen Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... main halls which contain images of Buddha and a huge surrounding courtyard. Again, it is all very stark and utilitarian compared to cathedrals but very much in keeping with the peace and calm associated with Asian religion.
By this time, we had run out of time and had to make the dash back to the ship to make sure were arrived in time for the sailing. The visit to the market street would have been interesting though. Our drive ...
... was mine. Arrived very early Saturday morning in Yongding. It was really hard to find out much information about Yongding county and the tulous for some reason so I just thought I'd arrive and 'wing it'. I found a bus stop and asked to go to the tulous, this man then took me off to a minibus across the street and I just got off when it looked right. The countryside we went through on the bus ride was fabulous! I already liked it here. Ended up at Hongkeng tulou cluster which ...
... big things, little things and long things. Don't ask me! I haven't yet found pictures of some of them on the Internet in order to work out what we have eaten. Most have been delicious. Only one was tasteless and had the texture of rubber. We found a beautiful little beach, and so spent a while lying on the sand. Good white sand. However, Dave got ****** off with all the Chinese people staring at us. Lying on the sand isn't done here. The island is also called Piano Island due ...
... houses for their outstanding selection of Chinese teas. One thing that became obvious quickly inside the real China is that English speaking people, outside major hotels, is hard to find so it is often a very amusing interaction as you negotiate prices in the side streets.
Overall we were extremely impressed at how advanced, clean and developed Xiamen is relative to both our expectations.
Back to the South China Sea for a full day at sea on to Shanghai! ...
... for a bit and as we were heading back to the bus, we saw little sand crabs so we squatted and watched them move around, the beach here has a fair amount of rubbish lying near the waters edge, I wouldn't liked to had swum here! Near the exit to where we had to meet, we bought a sugar donut thing but it wasn't soft, it was like a chorro stick but harder. Back on the bus and this time heading for the pedestrian shopping street, yahoo!! We had 1 hour and 10 minutes ...