Baijin Holiday Hotel
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... if not intermediate to advanced English. With a few exceptions here,
we were lucky to get more than hello, I don’t say English. The problem of the
day was the air-conditioning. The cooling system was set to 18 Celsius but the
room would not drop below 24 no matter how long we left it on. Using our Chinese
translation app, and the help of an American staying on site who speaks
mandarin, we were able to inform the staff of our issue. They showed us a ...
... it was named Floating Millet Spring.
Tomb of Hai Rui (Hairui Mu)
The Tomb of Hai Rui is found in a small park in Biya Village and was built in 1589 AD during the reign of emperor Wanli in the Ming dynasty and though the park/tomb area is very small when compared to other attractions it is still a pleasant place to visit.
Hairui was ...
... I wanted for my afternoons walking adventure. As the beach is around six kilometers long and grabbed a moto and headed further along the coast. The Holiday Beach section was the only crowded section but even that was spacious. It also comes complete with hotels, restaurants, change rooms, showers, eateries and children’s amusement centers.
... overtook Qiongshan in population and in the 1930s after it was declared a separate administrative county Haikou was developed as a port during the Sino-Japanese War (1937–45) when the Japanese invaded and occupied Hainan Island from early 1939 to 1945.
Old Haikou (the oldest buildings in ...
... Su Dongpo, who was banished there during the Song Dynasty.
In more recent times, Hainan Island was used as a strategic military outpost in 1890 to combat the French in the Qing Dynasty. Similarly, the Hainan people later helped the Communists to battle the Japanese in the 1930-1945. In 1950, the PRC officially established the Hainan ...