Travel Blogs from Sanya
... out, he threw the 40 yuan at the cabbie and we ran into the train station, with
him shouting after us. We refuse to be scammed!
The train journey back was uneventful, and
the rain spoilt the beautiful scenery we had enjoyed on our way to Sanya. When
we returned to our room, housekeeping had taken all of our clothes we had left
scattered all over the room, and folded them into nice piles and placed them at
the bottom of our bed. ...
... coladas. We were reminded of some cultural differences while lounging. A mother took her daughter out of the pool, pulled down her bathing suit and aided her in peeing on a palm tree. Matt pointed out in America, they'd have just peed in the pool, so it was up to ourselves to decide which was worse!
We decided to meet up for dinner at 18:30.
Sean and Olga knew of a fish market and bar that we needed to check out. Olga
speaks fluent Mandarin and was able ...
... vacation we just cooled off
and puttered in the lagoon.
If we would have been there longer, we may have taken a tour,
but we decided to swim, read, get massages and simply relax. We met the general
manager of the resort (who is from Australia) and his wife and 5 year old son. Not
bad having this resort to “play” in when you get home from school!
The local Hainanese who worked on the resort were ...
... one. Often times, when I don't understand or I do something completely stupid, I say "Dway buchi, Wo sha lao wei." Of course, the spelling is off here but I'm saying "I'm sorry, I'm a foolish foreigner." Well, at least that's what I thought I was saying. After I used this line at work a few weeks ago, a brave Chinese colleague corrected my pronunciation of "sha." Apparently, it's one of those tricky tone ones. I defended myself saying, "Oh well, it's ...
... then can take your time and concerntrate on the sections that you find interesting.
This one though would defiently be much more fun with a friend.
When I first entered I thought they were ...