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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?

Sanya Property Goes Snap and Crackle, but the Pop Comes Later, Perhaps

In his latest Real Estate Review, Mario over at Sanya Expat takes the view that the Sanya property market could well be a bubble, but a bubble with room to grow.

His report is a handy overview of the market and the pricing in the various parts of town, and a rehearsal of the argument that surging demand for a place in the sun could keep local property prices rising for a good while to come.

But what’s with all of the frantic building, especially on second-tier sites set well back from the beach? Is it waving or drowning?…

Sanya Windsurfers Compete Over the Naming of Things

Warm winds have blown through Sanya for nearly a month now, so we recently doused ourselves in sunscreen and headed off to Sanya Bay to try out the latest on offer in sailing and windsurfing. Read on…

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…

Sanya – Life’s a Beach, but Which One?

Ah, the life! Sun, sea, sand, waves gently toppling over, a tube of SPF 30, a stiffening breeze, the warm, red glow on the back of your eyelids…. Here is a quickie guide to Sanya’s main beaches.[...]

 
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