Travel Blogs from Kowloon , China

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The first bump in our road!, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

The first bump in our road!

A travel blog entry by nat_dave

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... to Hong Kong airport at about 8pm and trying to find our way around was actually easier than we thought. We caught a bus to Kowloon and then had to wade through the hundreds of people on the streets trying to sell us watches while we were lugging our big ...

Gambling and rock and roll!, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong travel blog

Gambling and rock and roll!

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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We checked out of our hotel and caught a cab to the ferry terminal. The ferry took just over an hour to get to Macau and was super smooth (and didn't smell like vomit like the Fiji ones!!). We arrived and caught the free bus to the Venetian - this ...

Molly and her guide book, Kowloon Tong, China travel blog

Molly and her guide book

A travel blog entry by abby.midgley

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... and Molly regrets to this day as me and toby began to replacce most words with 'fong shoi'... So we fong shoid over to the Bank of China and got in the Fong Shoi to the 47th floor to get a gorgeous panoramic view of the whole of Fong Shoi. okay im done ...

Final Day in Hong Kong-Street Life, Hong Kong-Kowloon, China travel blog

Final Day in Hong Kong-Street Life

A travel blog entry by bikipatra

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... my final entry would be a microcosm of what it is like to just walk around the neighboorhood, the sights, smells, markets, something I feel I have left out of my other pictures.  I hope you enjoy.  This is what is is like to walk around ...

Tea and Tai Chi, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Tea and Tai Chi

A travel blog entry by mrjoe

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... Bengal. When the Chinese objected a war broke out and the British seized Hong Kong Island. Later conflicts gave British control of Kowloon on the mainland which was used to import even more opium. The famous 99 year lease was agreed in 1898 in exchange ...

Asias World City, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Asias World City

A travel blog entry by sprflycat

This is a "fuck off" huge city.  More after I find my jaw.  (it's around here somewhere, wait is that it, ...

Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong travel blog

Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by samanna2013

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... . Unfortunately the weather closed in or the clouds fell out of the sky one or the other (see pic's). On the way back to Kowloon we stopped at a fishing village called tai o which was like living in the 3rd century all the houses are built on bamboo as ...

The Uniqe World of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

The Uniqe World of Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by worldcruise

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... site with multitudes of ferries and boats zigzagging back and forth between the mass of skyscrapers for the 10-minute ferry ride between Kowloon Island, where we were docked, and Hong Kong Island. Our tour took us to the top of Victoria Peak via the ...

Our Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Our Hotel

A travel blog entry by bikipatra

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This is the hotel we will be staying at while in Hong Kong.  It is located in Kowloon which is on a peninsula a short ferry ride from Hing Kong Island ...

Time flies when you're having fun, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong travel blog

Time flies when you're having fun

A travel blog entry by machteld

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... alweer mijn laatste week in Hong Kong. Zoals het nu staat is het plan om daarna met Marie Jose en Robert een toer door China te maken, waarschijnlijk Beijing, Shanghai en Xi'an (het terracotta leger). Is veel in weinig dagen, maar dan zien we wel een ...

Big City, Small Island, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Big City, Small Island

A travel blog entry by steve-siu

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... has now become the land of skyscrapers. Having booked our lodgings over the Internet, we found our way to our guesthouse in Kowloon. The guesthouse was positioned on the 7th floor of an office building. A bit strange we thought. Our room was tiny, ...

Home Is Where the Adoptive Chinese Family Is, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Home Is Where the Adoptive Chinese Family Is

A travel blog entry by dogeleven

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... Vietnam Consulate in Hong Kong, we noticed that Guangzhou has a consulate too. Guangzhou is on our intended train route through China to Vietnam, and it's significantly cheaper than HK. So we cut out early and came to Guangzhou. Before leaving Hong ...

Suddenly Not in China Anymore, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Suddenly Not in China Anymore

A travel blog entry by jkirby

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Rare drankjes, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong travel blog

Rare drankjes

A travel blog entry by machteld

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HK, 8 juli 2005 Ik begin langzamerhand in een soort routine te komen hier. 's Ochtends om half negen opstaan, vlug douchen, mueslibar eten en naar college. Om half een zijn we klaar en gaan we meestal met wat mensen in de kantine eten. Soms is dat een ...

Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by jel1957

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... experience. Off to Japan on Friday so maybe some photos on the next blog. Now staying at the Salisbury Hotel or YMCA right on the Kowloon Peninsula. A bit quieter than Mongkok in Argyle St where I stayed the first 2 nights. Until next time ...

Hard Rock in Hong Hong, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Hard Rock in Hong Hong

A travel blog entry by jel1957

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... then U2 and hopefully like AC/DC and James Taylor later. I bribed them with a stash of key chain Koala's all the way from China to Aus then back to Hong Kong. Is this ironic or what????? Had a couple of beers and chatted to some other travellers but ...

vermoeide voeten, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong travel blog

vermoeide voeten

A travel blog entry by machteld

2 juli 2005 Ik ben een paar dagen verder en het klimaat begint al te wennen. Gisteren zijn we naar the Peak geweest, wat, zoals jullie waarschijnlijk al vermoeden, een van de hoogste heuvels op Hong Kong Island is en waarvandaan je een heel mooi ...

The Tsing Ma Bridge and Hong Kong Markets, Kowloon, China travel blog

The Tsing Ma Bridge and Hong Kong Markets

A travel blog entry by sahs

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Getting to the Tsing Ma bridge is more difficult than getting to the other attractions in Hong Kong, mainly because it is out of the way and the service to it are run at hourly intervals, so again I had to practice timekeeping (it did not go well, I had ...

One Country Two Systems, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

One Country Two Systems

A travel blog entry by millarmotortour

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... again, rapidly enforcing a bannning and licensing system on all domestic birds to reduce chances of Bird Flue Virus. Local language: Cantonese Mainland China language: Mandarin Flag: Red with a white Bauhinia Blakeana (Native Orchid Tree ...

A new adventure....Hong Kong :), Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, Lantau and Macau, Hong Kong travel blog

A new adventure....Hong Kong :)

A travel blog entry by chris_lynz

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... in the Kowloon area, which is just across the water from Hong Kong Island and a short ferry ride. The main street through downtown Kowloon, Nathan Street is bursting with shops and is an area where you are constantly asked if you want a good tailor, fake ...

Orientation, Kowloon, Hong Kong Peninsula, China travel blog

Orientation

A travel blog entry by sahs

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... space, the buildings seem to open it up into something larger than it is - and this is the general magic of the island, Kowloon seems to clutter and overhang, but Hong Kong Central seems to grow, rather than feeling massed.  However, the gardens can ...

Ding Dong ...Hong Kong Update, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Ding Dong ...Hong Kong Update

A travel blog entry by mistrys

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... instead of one (as I recall). On Sat morning, we arrived in Shengzen, passed immigration into HK. What a complete change! Kowloon (on the mainland) is ultra modern, people speak english (thank god!), people are very trendy and this is a shopping ...

Moving On, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong travel blog

Moving On

A travel blog entry by travelgirl2013

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... to one less convenient than originally intended. That was the Ocean Terminal, located across the Harbour from our hotel, in Kowloon. (Dianne's cruise ship, however, was docked in Kowloon). Our ship was docked at Terminal 4 instead and we had investigated ...

Day 26 - Hong Kong Phooey, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Day 26 - Hong Kong Phooey

A travel blog entry by nick114

Left for Hong Kong today. No problems. Met Jackie at the airport, good to see him again after a month! Went straigfht to the restaurant and met his family. Lots of stares! Ate far too much - the Chinese are similar to the Arabs when it comes to food and ...

Bright lights of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Bright lights of Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by ravntina

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  Hong Kong is made up of different areas, Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and some other Islands. We arrived at Hong Kong station after our short 24 hr train journey. First impression was one of relief. The signs were in ...

Kowloon - Got to love those chilis!, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Kowloon - Got to love those chilis!

A travel blog entry by nickandbev

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... meant to looked wrinkled and that we'd just pinched them off the local tramp. So a ruffled looking couple set off round Kowloon to find dinner when the first stand we come across had grilled octopus tentacles and lambs liver kebabs.  I was up ...

Nei Ho Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Nei Ho Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by mcgoniglejp

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Nei Ho, Arrived in Hong Kong at about 6.00. By the time we sorted out accommodation etc and got across to Kowloon it was pretty late. When we were about to land and flying over Hong Kong the smog from the place was unreal. One side of the plane was ...

Lamma Island, Kowloon, Hong Kong Peninsula, China travel blog

Lamma Island

A travel blog entry by sahs

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Yesterday I believed that the Peak was the only place that you could find some peace and quiet in Hong Kong - that was before my trip to Lamma, the 3rd largest of the Hong Kong islands. When you first get off the ferry from Central you are confronted ...

First trip to Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

First trip to Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by gojoadventures

... Kong and hopped right onto their high speed train into town (which goes direct from the arrivals level exit to downtown Kowloon, in ~30 minutes). Hong Kong has an amazingly effecient transportation infrastructure. The shuttle bus dropped us off a few ...

香港!, Kowloon, China travel blog

香港!

A travel blog entry by gappieee

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... for Dim Sum, eating a range of different foods including various buns and my favourite, chicken claw. After dimsum we walked through Kowloon Park, and explored the Ladies market. This market was not full of ladies, neither was it was for ladies, it just ...

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