Yelan Bay Resort
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... to enjoy the red rice wine Jacuzzis and were
joined by a Chinese couple from Beijing and their 13 year old son. He had been
taking English lessons and took the opportunity to practice, translating
between his parents and us.
Friday morning, we started the task of
packing to head to Shanghai. Having gotten past the halfway mark of our trip,
we didn’t want to leave Hainan as it signified that we were getting nearer to
the end ...
... us maneavour around the market,
haggling prices and helping us choose what we wanted. It was the first and
potentially last time in my life where I choose a live animal that I would eat.
The fish is weighed and then a fee is set to cook and bring over to your table.
We got fresh shrimp and a massive fish with dumplings and noodles. By the end
of the meal, the suns rays were starting to take affect on my British half so
we ran to a local drug store for ...
... 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 ...
... my dear Watson. Shoot me.
Tangent over and focus regained--I went to Sanya! Sanya is officially my favorite place in China! It was PERFECT! It was much more of what I had imagined China to be with cows in the streets, no noticeable chain brands (with the exception of the Starbucks I hunted down with the vigor of a Great White during surfing season), street vendors everywhere, and, miracle of miracles, the SUN! That sucker must have ...
... bothered to check it out but today as I had no plans I figured I’d head over and have a look. Unlike most art museums, or any museum for that matter, usually going alone is better than going with a friend ...