Seaview International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haikou
... The shop owners were nice and polite, not in your face “Buy my stuff” kind of people. I was pleasantly surprised.
I didn’t buy much of anything, just enjoyed wandering. I went back to the hospital early. Maybe they would get me in sooner…nope! The only thing I was able to do was place myself ahead of 2 Air China guys. Ended up out of there 30 minutes early so it paid off.
Super long day ended with a collapse in bed!!
... br> If you need to go to the toilet better do it soon and bring paper... But its not all bad they have a shower and cafeteria where you can get some sort of dinner, (if you brave enough to eat it and if you have lots of toilet paper for afterwards.) More important is they have a little shop where they sell crisps and beer ! After a few Tsingtao the whole thing is only half as bad and they make ...
... sign for any type of food or drink. Here was this sign in English no less.
When we found the café, it was in the shape of a windmill; maybe the only
windmill of its type in all of China. We sat down and had a very good
cappuccino. Here we were with nothing around but this beautiful windmill, coffee
Along the way we gave Connor his present of some miniature
trucks and a plane. Never did I see a child any happier with a present. He ...
... a little, talked and sang songs. I know where Connor gets his singing from, his father. Harry sang 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' in Chinese. It was great! We all clapped for him. Then Connor sang 'Are You Sleeping?' in Chinese and Gene and I just had to sing it in English while Connor sang along with us in Chinese. Then Connor sang a rendition of the 'ABC's' and 'Happy Birthday' in English. The Chinese sing 'Happy Birthday' on birthdays just like the Americans. Gene ...
... The ocean was roaring in the background and fireworks were shot off. It was quit an evening. Thanks Belinda and Harry.
The streets are filled with people, mostly eating. The cuisine is a lot different here than in Liuzhou. It is not as spicy. The island gets by on growing food and tourism. There were big trucks lined up for blocks waiting to fill up with fruits and vegetables that will be shipped to the northern part of mainland China.