Wantai Holiday Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... midnight just before the front desk
closed for the evening. They didn’t have any private rooms available till Sunday
evening so we were forced to accept a room in the six bed mixed dorm. One of
the other guests in our room was a man by the name of Guy from Israel. He told
us about some cool places to eat in the city and to make sure we met Frahani
and her friends, as they were good people and could show us the best of the
nightlife in the city.
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> friendly. One young man in particular saw us every evening after dinner and
spoke to us at length about Hainan Island and his hopes of getting to Hong Kong
and perhaps even America. He insisted on getting a Hainan girl for a girlfriend
though, and hoped to travel with her to Hong Kong and America. He helped us
with Chinese phrases and we helped him with English.
Jim and I were also stopped in the lobby to have ...
... lost on Helen. This is why when we did lay out, I laid in the sun and Helen laid behind me under shade trees. This is also why Helen carted around an umbrella like we were mid-typhoon. She only stabbed me in the head 3 or 4 times before I developed a sixth sense about her umbrella's whereabouts. (Yeah, CIA, I'm coming for you.) Helen was an umbrella pro and, as my video indicates, there were very few moments over our entire vacation where she didn't have ...
... in frames hung on the wall but it didn’t take long for me to figure out the nature of the place. All paintings were 3D paintings on the actual wall and all had a fun side to them that not only ...