Elan Inn Hotel (Xiamen Qixing Road)
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... than 225 steps and wet uneven footing but I am hanging in there and hang on with both hands. I feel really silly about doing it, but I will do it because I do want to enjoy the rest of my trip if I possibly can. These grottoes and caves are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. At sunset there is a Demo on deck of the Junk as an appetizer on how to make spring rolls. We get to sit with a drink and enjoy and every minute there is a picture to be taken. Dinner is lovingly presented with a ...
... big things, little things and long things. Don't ask me! I haven't yet found pictures of some of them on the Internet in order to work out what we have eaten. Most have been delicious. Only one was tasteless and had the texture of rubber. We found a beautiful little beach, and so spent a while lying on the sand. Good white sand. However, Dave got ****** off with all the Chinese people staring at us. Lying on the sand isn't done here. The island is also called Piano Island due ...
... here was quite pretty, lots of light on all the buildings and along the harbour, many ships here as Xiamen is a major shipping port between Taiwan an Xiamem.
A lot of the Aussies did the same shore excursion as ours so we all experienced abit of cultural and the beaches and the shops.
Dinner was not far away, as we didn't have any lunch so we getting a little bit peckish, don't know how but you have to have some food with alcohol!! Tonight was again ...
Had a lazy day today staying around the Hotel Indigo. We walked down Zhongshan Lu and had lunch at Aijsen Ramen, one of our favourite Japanese restaurant chains. We then wandered back to the hotel and had afternoon tea sitting up in the restaurant area overlooking the harbour and Gulangyu Island, unfortunately not warm or nice enough to sit outside.
We took a 30 minute taxi ride out to the Jimei Educational Village, a suburb of Xiamen with a lovely university campus and more colonial buildings.
Came back to the harbour area of Xiamen and wandered down Zhonghsan Lu Walking Street and then took a detour through little market areas. Met a lovely Chinese girl and her brother at the Church, where a Chinese Christian wedding ceremony was just about to begin.