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Travel Blogs from Xiamen
... am used to being looked at differently when I come to China. I rarely notice it any more. But at times on this trip, it became a bit overwhelming. One such place was Xilin Hot in Inner Mongolia! I could not go more than 5 feet without another group of giggling locals shyly coming up and wanting me in a photo with them! I have had parents push shy kids towards me to practice a ...
... city with a youthful vibe and energy.
Today I got up early and took a ferry out to Gulangyu to beat the crowds and the heat. The island, known also as, Piano Island, has no cars or motor bikes. A very welcome change. The estates, clubs, homes and tennis courts here were the playground of the rich and senior government staff from embassies. It is said each house had a piano, hence the name. Now the pianos are all together in a ...
... Geng. Geng was born here but made his fortune in rubber in Singapore. At the time, he felt the people of this area needed a central education facility.
I will only be here this one night before a bit of travel tomorrow to live in the round houses of the Hakka ethnic minority. The round houses, as you will see, were mistaken by the USA, back in the Cold War days, as missile silos!
It has been a long travel day. Tomorrow I shall have more to ...
... to a shopping mall. Overall it was a good day" - Angus
"I had a very different day today. Its not every day you hang out with a Chinese family just being the only Brit. Although I soon began to realise that it wasnt that different. They were the exact same as me just in a Chinese sort of way. So I had a fabulous day, I visited a university, went for a meal, went shopping and even picked up some 'Scottish' rock, ...
... We left Yuxi today and flew to Xiamen, I was sitting on the plane and for take off I plugged my earphones into the radio on the armrest. Just expecting some random Chinese songs. I flicked to channel 5 and it was playing a pop playlist of all my favourite pop songs. It was playing Taylor Swift, One Direction and Katy Perry. I almost died of excitement! I miss home a little bit but that made me so happy" - Robbie
"After our tour of the sweet factory we we treated to a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBay View Inn Xiamen
It was very cute and relaxing.
I loved the dog theme and the people who worked there were very helpful.
Good price for rooms also.
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