Motel 268 Xiamen Railway Station
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... some bus 20 minutes out of town to buy a ticket. With limited time anyway, this was pretty stressful! I think it's a recent development because it didn't say anything about that in my Lonely Planet guide. It also didn't say that a return ticket cost 50Yuan (for a 15 minute ferry ride.. pretty expensive!) I was feeling pretty stressed out and a bit sad when I arrived at the other ferry port, and wondering whether I should just go home since I wouldn't have long on the island. ...
... skies, and we can clearly see Xiamen and mainland China, depending on which side of the island we are on. A walk around the island might take three hours at a leisurely pace. However, we have never made it right around. The lanes twist and turn every few meters, and I'm always wondering what is around that corner, and so we go off the main path. That little path then converges with four other paths, all at odd angles. The minute we go off the main track, we get lost! A map is ...
... 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.