Hainan Travel Reviews

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Feb 8, 2015 23:14

     First of all, Hainan DongFang is an oxymoron, Dongfang means eastern but is on the west coast of Hianan Island.      My Chinese wife and I first visited Hainan Sanya in the spring of 2012. It was a beautiful city to visit but being retired and from a ... Details

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Feb 4, 2010 21:05

I am an English and Finance teacher at a university in Yangzhou in Jiangsu Province, Yangzhou is about a hour and half bus ride south of Nanjing and four hours northwest of Shanghai. Though the winters here are short, December and January, there is a nasty wetness to the cold. This year I resolved to ... Details

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Dec 12, 2009 03:07

The small ferry slips noisily through the grid of narrow channels, like streets and lanes, dropping the few other passengers on board where they want to go, turning down others waiting to go ashore because we are on board. The last passenger to leave is our new friend, the woman who directed us down ... Details

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Sep 23, 2009 02:55

On November 12th,2001 I took a bus to Haian harbor in the morning. Unfortunately, all ferries to Haikou were suspended. I could not go home to wait. I stranded at Haian with other passengers waiting for next morning's ferry. I took a bus to Jiaji, Qionghai as soon as I arrived in Haikou.
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Aug 17, 2009 20:32

Last night my wife and I arrived in Sanya, we have traveled extensively around Asia in the past and it was our first time to come to China. We heard about the in-expensive Sanya (Hainan) from friends, and how clean and tropical the location is! Straight through the airport, and we were thoroughly starving ... Details

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Apr 9, 2009 10:42

Great family Dynasty’s are often born of providence or chance which ever you like to think. It is no surprise to learn the history of one of China’s most notorious and influential families is intricately woven into the fabric of Hainan Island’s sea-faring community. The island was ... Details

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Dec 30, 2008 05:28

This would seem to be a misnomer until you visit this island of delightful contrasts. The highlands of Hainan are a world away from the tropical beach resorts surrounding Sanya, the bustling commercial capital of Haikou and the various fishing ports along the coast. The islands background and history ... Details

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Dec 20, 2008 00:25

The bus station in Sanya 三亚 is bristling with the mid morning melee of people and things all trying to be somewhere else but I don’t wait long for my bus to leave. Broad landscaped boulevards lined with new residential low-rise and open spaces, soon give way nursery greenhouses ... Details

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Nov 14, 2007 07:00

It’s dusty, dry and colourful. The streets around the bus station are buzzing with people and motor cabs of every colour imaginable. I’m on my way to the coast, another seven or eight kilometres from town but the responses to my inquiries about public transport are vague. I narrowly avoid ... Details

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Jul 19, 2007 19:07

The sunny island spells freedom and insouciance, a reminder of lazy summer days. Hainan its provocative nature is expressed in the visual of the beach and sea, the nudity combines simplicity, gentleness, strength, innocence and maturity.

First time to see the sea, totally exciting! While,When ... Details

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