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Anyone for Wennis? Waboba Tennis

We spent International Waboba Day, August 12, playing Waboba Tennis (Wennis). What did you get up to?

Cast Your Vote and Help Decide Who Wins a Sanya Holiday Plus 5,000 RMB in Cash

[caption id="attachment_1287" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Cast Your Vote"]Waboba Video Competition[/caption]CAST YOUR VOTE

We had four great entries for the Waboba Asia Video Competition 2010 and it has come down to a head-to-head clash between Sanya locals, Tim and Misty, the Mazzarellas and Brendan of Surfing Hainan.

Now we need you to help us decide who deserves to win the five-star holiday plus 5,000 renminbi in cash.

Click here to watch the videos and cast your vote.

If you’re kicking yourself for not having entered the competition, watch out for the Waboba Asia Video Competition 2011, coming soon.

Your Chance to Win a Sanya Holiday Plus 5,000 RMB in Cash

Something for you budding James Camerons and YouTube fiends out there. We’ve launched the Waboba Asia Video Competition.

The first prize is a weekend at one of Sanya’s five-star resorts. The prize includes flights to and from Sanya from anywhere in Asia, plus two nights in a five-star hotel, plus 5,000 RMB in cash.

To enter the competition, all you have to do is shoot a video that has a Waboba ball in it somewhere, preferably with it bouncing on water.

Feeling inspired? Maybe you think you could do better than Nate and Brendan’s video for the Surf and Skate?

For full details of the competition, click here.

Ultimate Pyjama Accessories #43: The Segway

Aw c’mon, mobile phones, man bags, cigars, cocktails with curly straws and umbrellas in the top… they’re all just like so NOT NOW, like so way back last week or something, LOL, ROFL, :) , etc.

In the Sanya beach style happenin’, the cool points are all with the Segway now, that sleek combination of übermodern silent mobility, gravity defiance and spinning gyros. read on…

Two’s Company, Tree’s a Hotel Room

We’ve just taken a lightning tour of the Sanya treehouse hotel – lightning because the usual entry fee to the Sanya Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone, which hosts the hotel, is 150 yuan per person. Our host, Leon, could get us in for free, but only for half an hour. He floored the accelerator on our golf cart, delivering us to the site with just enough time for some ooohs and aaahs and the taking of photographs… (more)

Sanya’s Beach of Rampant Optimism -
36,500 Couples Say Phooey to the Economic Downturn

“Two cliches make us laugh but a hundred cliches moves us because we sense dimly that the cliches are talking among themselves, celebrating a reunion.”
Umberto Eco
. Read on…

 
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