Zhiyuan Holiday Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanya
... groceries, but never in a line that was this long before. I
tapped the women’s shoulder and told her no and pointed to the back of the line
and told her thankyou in mandarin. She brushed off my poor linguistics and
continued to maintain her place in the line. Fortunately the woman behind us
was just as agitated and jumped to our rescue. We aren’t sure what she said,
but from her tone, the gyst of it was probably something along the lines ...
... t want us to leave and
started yelling free drinks. Another hour and 3 free mojitos later, we hopped
in a cab and headed back to the hotel. Olga found out breakfast was not
included in our stay and became extremely agitated. Her and Sean had breakfast
included and wanted us to join them. When we got the lobby, Olga put her front
desk hotel reception face on and convinced the hotel staff to throw in free
breakfast, a 350 yuan add on to our already great stay!
... br> taken by a local man. At first we thought that they wanted us to take a picture
of them, but he motioned for us to stand beside his father so he could get a
picture of us. It seems that some local Chinese outside of big cities do not
encounter “westerners” and when they do, love getting pictures taken with them.
It would be like us going to say any foreign country or exotic land and having
our picture ...
... Surely they can figure it out!" I mean come on, even the Chinese have to use context to decipher meanings sometimes. However, my colleague stuck to her guns saying that I should learn how to say this one correctly. "Why?!" Well, instead of saying "I'm a foolish foreigner," I've been saying "I kill foreigner." Uhhh....yeah...I'll work on that one....
"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air's salubrity." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
... 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 ...