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Happy Journey Across China - Zhanjiang's Xuwen County

08-10-2010 16:00 BJT

  旁白: 今天,
   Today,
   我们的目的地是湛江的徐闻县。
   our destination is Zhanjiang's
   Xuwen County.
   这里位于中国大陆的最南端。
   It is perched on the southernmost
   tip of the Chinese mainland.
   三面环海,
   Surrounded by sea on three sides,
   与海南岛隔海相望。
   it faces Hainan Island across
   a channel.
   据说,徐闻这个地名
   It is said that Xuwen was
   so named
   也正是因为靠近南海。
   also because it is close
   to the South China Sea.
   取海涛声声,徐而闻之。
   The roaring waves can be
   heard coming slowly.
   也就是慢慢听到的意思而得来的。
   "Xu er wen zhi" means to hear
   something coming slowly.


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