Xinyuan Hot Spring Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haikou
... br> Belinda said she contacted a grade school classmate of hers
and he wanted to take us to a fish restaurant, right on a fisherman’s
wharf. Her classmates name was Yuan. He was a prison guard about an hour’s drive from his home. If you could think of stereotypical prison guard, Yuan was the farthest thing from it.
He was a very kind and gentle acting person, that liked to laugh a lot.
To get there, Lewis had to follow Yuan on an off ...
... for Connor and I got something for baby girl. When we got back to the hotel Belinda told us we were meeting a friend of hers for lunch. This was a primary school classmate who used to sit behind her in school. His name is Yuan. She hasn't seen him for seven years. We met him at a seaside restaurant for a fresh fish lunch. We all took a small boat out to the restaurant and had a hot pot lunch of many fish delicacies. The shrimp, crab and clams were still alive when brought to ...
We are off for National Day so Belinda, Lewis, Joan and I decided to fly to Hainan Island. Hainan is considered the Hawaii of China. Many wealthy people from northern China vacation here in the winter. It is also the place where Belinda was born and where her parents live. We left Liuzhou about 9:40 AM. Our flight was uneventful, taking about one hour.
We arrived at the capital of Hainan which is Haikou. We are only going to spend on day ...
out for a read by the pool. In china as everyone idealizes whiteness,
vacationing in a sunny place in asia is great as your guaranteed to be the only
one out at the pool during the day. Come 6pm though its time to run, as they
all come out of the wood works. They can be quite loud in large groups and the
men have a very bad habit of spitting loogies everywhere, including in the
pool! In the evening matt had a therapy at the onsite spa called Tok ...
... built by the rich Chinese from the mainland and some overseas Chinese who returned to their homeland. The houses are mixture of Portuguese, French and Southeast Asian style. These streets used to be divided into areas for selling Chinese and western medicine, a street for silk and tailor made clothes, one for the fresh fish and meat, another for incense, candles, ...