Zhongya International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... get your sorry a** to the back of the line. She didn’t second-guess or
question are new hero and ran to the back of the line.
The cab journey was nearly an hour and
fifteen minutes to our hostel, and in the night we could tell Shanghai was
going to be very different from the rest of china. The architecture seemed very
European and anything but the Asian cities we had been in our travels. We
arrived at Mingtown Youth ...
We woke up Tuesday and decided to try out
the breakfast buffet at the resort. At 145 yuan a person, we were expecting
some high end offerings. We have been keeping our entire food bill for the
whole day to under 150 yuan, so a nearly 300 yuan meal was quite a splurge.
Price aside, the buffet was quite interesting in its offerings. Choices
included everything from your standard eggs and bacon to such odd ...
... a local person in traditional clothing. So Jim and I
will be part of someone’s vacation album. I can just hear him now.
“Guess what I saw while on vacation? A white couple! He had on short pants and a shirt and
she was wearing this colorful dress. They smiled a lot and spoke English. They
seemed friendly enough, so I asked them if I could get their picture. They
agreed! Look! Real , live westerners!”
Following on the heels of my Daddy's trip to China, I left for Sanya. Literally--on the heels. Well, at least I think 15 hours constitutes "on the heels." Sometimes the English language is truly perplexing. For example, I recently had to explain to Helen (Chinese colleague) what the phrase "went to town" means. As in, on of my learners "went to town" with her cookie icing. Helen wanted to know why a child would take her icing into a town. That's a ...
... 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 ...