Zhongya International Hotel
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Stayed in: CAPTAINS HOUSE DOWNTOWN
Dbl. Bedroom 160RMB (2 people)
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Good price / value ratio, allright for backpakers if you dont look for a party hostel and just a 10 min walk from the beach. We had a double bed room with own shower and WC, aircon and wifi.
Its in a good location, close to the bus station, lots of busy food shops and little market streets around. Hence its not the ...
... amazing balancing stunts. After that there were two performers that swung around on a ladder attached to a rope. They did a lot of balancing things about 30' up in the air.
My favorite act of the evening was the magic act. The climax to the performance involved putting a women dressed up like cat into a box. A curtain was waved over the box and when they opened it up there was a live tiger in there. WOW!
... on a man made island in the South China Sea. The Goddess is 108 meters tall and is three sided. It is really impressive looking. As the story goes, if you experience 108 hardships in your life, you will become a Buddha in your afterlife. The gong sounds 108 times a day. Driving up to the statue were many, many vendors selling incense along the way. Worshippers buy incense to burn before the Buddha. On our way to view the Buddha, ...
... a weekend pass. I chose the weekend pass.
For some reason, nowhere on the island did they sell suntan lotion. Chinese women are not into tanning; they are into staying out of the sun. They like the look of a pale complexion. So they sit at the beach with umbrellas. Going to the beach appears to be very different in China than it is in the U.S. Their suits are much more conservative. They mostly wear one-piece suits rather than two. They ...
We started the day eating breakfast in the hotel. I had a delicious muffin, dough bread and watermelon with the local coffee, Xinglong coffee. It is a good cup of strong coffee, better than Starbucks. It is made from the coffee plantations here in Hainan.
Belinda, Gene and I had an interesting conversation in the van. There are four dialects spoken in Hainan, as well as Chinese. These dialects are like a different language and are ...