Travel Blogs from Kowloon , China

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Weinig tijd, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong travel blog

Weinig tijd

A travel blog entry by machteld

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Hi guys, Ik heb weinig tijd om te schrijven. Druk druk druk met uitgaan, mijn paper, tentamen, Harry Potter (vandaag uitgelezen) en sightseeing. Maar ik wilde wel wat foto's online zetten. Zaterdag ben ik in Macao geweest, dat is een voormalige ...

32˚ and 80% humidity, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

32˚ and 80% humidity

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

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Following a wee lie in and late breakfast, we decided to meander down Nathan Road. Sensibly, we took the shady side of the street, which had fewer pedestrians than I expected. About every ten steps we were approached by people wanting to make suits for ...

Cathay Night Parade, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Cathay Night Parade

A travel blog entry by protaras

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... ; I guess it just depends on where you're at too, but boy oh boy, some people are just rude. The parade took place in Kowloon just North of Hong Kong Island (where my apartment is).  You can take the Star Ferry to go across the water or take the ...

Hong Kong - a big Buddha and Lamma island, Kowloon, China travel blog

Hong Kong - a big Buddha and Lamma island

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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On our return trip to Hong Kong we headed to Tung Chung, the home of Natani and Jez (and a massive Buddha). We had a day trip to lamma island and did some strenuous exercise/floating in the sea. Then we enjoyed some seafood and cocktails as the sun came ...

Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by siobhandenniff

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... avenue of the stars (like the Hollywood walk of fame, but with people you don't know). Then we took the star ferry across from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island, we went by tram up to Victoria Peak which gave us a view over the city. Helin ordered a green tea ...

One night in Bangkok!, Kowloon, China travel blog

One night in Bangkok!

A travel blog entry by lasse-kaya

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Skrevet av Lasse. Etter en natt i Bangkok så var tiden allerede inne for å reise videre og den neste destinasjonen nå var Hong Kong. Flyet vårt gikk klokken 13.45 (GMT +7t) og landet klokken 17.40 (GMT +8t). Og siden Norge for tiden er GMT +2t så er ...

Hong Kong Day 3, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Hong Kong Day 3

A travel blog entry by remmel2015

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We slept in, then we went to our usual coffee shop called Craft it was Nice. I got to stay in bed when my mum walk around more she got a massage for 1 hour and 30 minutes. When she got back we went to the night markets and brought some socks a wallet and ...

India (Punjab - Himanchal - Madhya - Uttar -Delhi), Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

India (Punjab - Himanchal - Madhya - Uttar -Delhi)

A travel blog entry by mick_and_rach

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... looking bun felt strangely odd in the mouth! We then had an early night as we are up at 3am tomorrow to catch our plane to Hong Kong! We are very excited about our three week dash through the sights of China before our return home on the 10th of ...

Back to The Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Back to The Kong

A travel blog entry by vasquez3

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... wasn't in the writing mood, I read Henry James for about two hours. We had booked a train ride from the Kong back to Guangzhou (in China) for the next day, so we made sure to be asleep pretty early that night since we had to get in our train by 7:30am. ...

Exploring Kowloon, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Exploring Kowloon

A travel blog entry by jonandjen

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... saw the starferry shuttling people over to the island but all the sampans are gone now and only a few are kept for the tourist trade. Kowloon Park is the only bit of green you'll find in Kowloon. As it was Sunday morning the place was packed. We saw ...

Hong Kong day 2 and 3! , Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Hong Kong day 2 and 3!

A travel blog entry by aswanson

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... were choreographed to.  Truly amazing.  After the show, we walked to - as Annie says - the BEST sushi spot in Kowloon.  I was thrilled because I LOVE SUSHI!  We got to sit in a very special seat in this restaurant called Sushi 1. It ...

Update, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Update

A travel blog entry by alexandvic

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... eastern village of Shek-O, which most of the week is apparently almost deserted by western travellers, certainly was today. Thanks to everyone for Bday messages, we'll write again soon. PS don't stay in the Mirador in Kowloon. It's rubbish. ...

Retail Therapy., Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Retail Therapy.

A travel blog entry by andoandbridget

Retail Therapy - enough said. ...

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 ...

Day 25 Kowloon Markets, Kowloon, China travel blog

Day 25 Kowloon Markets

A travel blog entry by skarm

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... resist a bargain or a sale grabbed her by the hand exited out the nearest door that I could find. We wandered the streets of Kowloon eventually making our way to the famous jade markets, now this was more like our price range, in hundreds not millions. I ...

Bye Bye Singapore...Hello, Hong Kong!, Kowloon, Hong Kong travel blog

Bye Bye Singapore...Hello, Hong Kong!

A travel blog entry by susan.and.dave

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... would just eat in the hotel, they had a steak house, an Italian restaurant, a Japanese restaurant and a Chinese restaurant....well, when in China...eat like the Chinese! We had a set menu where we chose a few different things to try. We had bird's nest ...

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 ...

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