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Travel Blogs from Sanya
... br> were called to get in the plane. We had lost our departure time and had to sit
on the runway for nearly an hour before a slot became available. The flight was
uneventful, but much longer at 2 and half hours compared to our quick jaunts
between xian, guilin and haikou. As we were sky card members we got free
slippers and water as a thank you before departure.
We landed in Shanghai an hour later than
expected and consequently ...
but he wanted to get our photo so that he could show his friends he had hung
out with white people. The drive back in the airconditioned bmw was bliss in
comparison to the overcrowded buses.
That night we went to the lounge bar in the
center of the hotel to enjoy an evening drink. The bar was completely empty and
the poor girls couldn’t speak a word of English. Poor matt was given my
alcoholic drink to start, but in ...
... br> friendly. One young man in particular saw us every evening after dinner and
spoke to us at length about Hainan Island and his hopes of getting to Hong Kong
and perhaps even America. He insisted on getting a Hainan girl for a girlfriend
though, and hoped to travel with her to Hong Kong and America. He helped us
with Chinese phrases and we helped him with English.
Jim and I were also stopped in the lobby to have ...
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 ...
The soundtrack to this entry was by Thievery Corporation
The album was ‘The Cosmic Game’