For my first Chinese New Year in China, I head back to Haikou and experience fireworks, a 1940s-theme street, praying to ancestors at a temple, horseback riding, and lunch in a small village!
Happy (late) Chinese New Year!
This semester, the Spring Festival and the Alliance’s Independent Travel Week happened to fall around the same time, so I spent my ten-day vacation back in Hainan with Euca, Jason, and Evelyn! After six months in Shanghai, I was so excited to see everyone again and to maybe relive some of my favorite Haikou memories from the summer.
Long story short, I really enjoyed my time back in Hainan, and I can’t say enough how grateful I am to Euca and her family. Now that I’m back in Shanghai, I already miss the comforts of island living. In this blog post, I’m going to skip the journal entry format and dive straight into the highlights of my trip. Let’s get started! Continue reading “Chinese New Year in Haikou”