Travel Blogs from Shenzhen, China

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60 Years, Mid Autumn, Shenzhen, & Brook Rafting, Shenzhen, China travel blog

60 Years, Mid Autumn, Shenzhen, & Brook Rafting

A travel blog entry by maaske

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... and generosity this past weekend when my friend (Henry) made arrangements for us to visit his classmate (from 22 years ago) in Shenzhen for the day at the amusement park called “Happy Valley”.  It was the Mid Autumn Festival (Moon ...

Blagging my way in, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Blagging my way in

A travel blog entry by robjstaples

... at a local airport had seemed such a good idea... However, after almost an hour of being the practice dummy for Shenzhen airport's treatment of foreigners I was beginning to think I'd been given some bad advice by the school. Fortunately, my cheerful ...

Catsup..... Ketchup, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Catsup..... Ketchup

A travel blog entry by dogeleven

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... everyone a happy Thanksgiving. Stay tuned to find out what I ended up doing/eating that day. So let's discuss Shenzhen for a moment. It is the city within China which is closest to the New Territories and Hong Kong. To get to Hong Kong by land, you have ...

Teacher's Day, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Teacher's Day

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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... (Todd went to a different banquet than I did).  During the feasting, it is still the best Chinese food I've had in China, there was a talent show.  I was asked to perform something very American and at first I was going to sing a Justin Bieber ...

Couple of days in Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Couple of days in Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by shaun87

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On Wednesday we took the 12:35pm D7109 train from Guangzhou East station to Shenzhen railway station in the Luo Hu district of Shenzhen. The journey took around 90minutes and the place where we were staying was much easier to find as it was next to the ...

A Few Days with Hank Scorpio, Shenzhen, China travel blog

A Few Days with Hank Scorpio

A travel blog entry by claude_and_iain

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... be no problem to get another one. (Although part of China now, leaving for Hong Kong and returning through Shenzhen is like leaving and returning to China - two entries.)   The flying tour of Hong Kong was superb: it delivers the shock value of ...

It is finished!, Shenzhen, China travel blog

It is finished!

A travel blog entry by mbryred

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... in the shade and many smiles and unintelligible words were exchanged. Once in the station it was a piece of cake and we got to Shenzhen without further problem. As we had been to the LOFT before, we gave a taxi driver their flyer and we were checking in ...

Hong Kong Reflections, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Hong Kong Reflections

A travel blog entry by rachaelb

... most people are probably trilingual: Cantonese, Mandarin and English. On our first day in Hong Kong, we had taken a bus from the Shenzhen airport, and it was the first of many times I was glad to be on a bus in order to observe the beautiful scenery. ...

Todd's School Outing, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Todd's School Outing

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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... Todd's school to attend their end of the year celebration.  We were all bused to a golf resort a few hours away from Shenzhen and given a hotel room.  There was a banquet with the token Chinese Talent Show.  The food was not so great and ...

Goodbye China, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Goodbye China

A travel blog entry by annacalderaro

... local market, no understanding of health & safety (yay), strict social networking, eating weird food & smoking everywhere. Yep I love China and its different ways. The best place by far was Shanghai, seeing as Jake & Rosa are there I may even ...

Spring Outing, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Spring Outing

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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... Chinese.  People walk around dressed in traditional dress or demonstrate some art or skills. It was one of the hottest Days in Shenzhen since the new year began.  I got a little sunburned, but it was really nice to go outside of school with ...

A few hours in Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

A few hours in Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by andrea.lqz

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... friends. Took the airport bus to town and searched for a place to stay. Stopped near Luohu station which is the border between Mainland China and Hong Kong and an MTR will take you straight to the big city. The place looked a bit confusing as there were ...

how to get to okinawa in several moronic steps, Shenzhen, China travel blog

how to get to okinawa in several moronic steps

A travel blog entry by daily4

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... flight i've had has been late. good thing my ass doesn't know the difference between a lounge and airplane seat. flight got into Shenzhen at 1am. collected lite hefty who was feeling hefty again (that late even the change in my pocket was weighing in). i ...

Pinch and a Punch, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Pinch and a Punch

A travel blog entry by katemel

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... We then went running to Nana and Pas room, bursting through the door to 'get' them. We spent the day walking around Shenzhen - we finally found Nintendo DS games for sale - the first place we have found them in China. Of course, once we finally found one ...

Day in Yantian, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Day in Yantian

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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We went to Yantian District for the first time.  A friend of ours, Kane McDermont (he has told us that he shares his name with the main character in a romance novel)  was asked to get a task force together to uncover and document all of the bad ...

Ten days to Hong Kong: part eleven, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Ten days to Hong Kong: part eleven

A travel blog entry by edbaxter

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... With the train running an hour or so late (for old time's sake I suppose), there is just time for a quick commemorative photo in Shenzhen before he heads out to meet his brother. I take my place in the queue at the border to leave Mainland China for Hong ...

Pros and Cons, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Pros and Cons

A travel blog entry by lindseyandpaul

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Pros and Cons of having the first sleeper berths on an overnight bus from Yangshuo to Shenzhen: Pro: Extra leg room because there's no other beds in front to fit in so Paul’s extra long legs can fit. Con:  Can’t see the TV because it is ...

Still loving Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Still loving Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by mbryred

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... , than most of mainland China. That out of the way, we were back in the mainland a few hours later and off to the Shenzhen Technology Center for some electronics shopping. Bobby had bought a new laptop just before coming on this trip, but it had a ...

A day over the border to Mainland China, Shenzhen, China travel blog

A day over the border to Mainland China

A travel blog entry by sandeephk

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... 't really know much about Shenzhen. Once i came back from there i found out some cool things like: Shenzhen is also the third busiest container port in China, ranking only after Shanghai and Hong Kong. Reputedly one of the fastest growing cities in the ...

Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by ninaversteeg

Business trip ...

Apr 16, 2009, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Apr 16, 2009

A travel blog entry by rightwayaround

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Day 27 - China!, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Day 27 - China!

A travel blog entry by nick114

... escorted us over the border, and we were actually let in! Yay!! Its weird how we get even more stares over the border in Shenzhen, would have thought as it is a major border crossing that they would be sued to Westerners, but no, many stares! Had a ...

oh dear know one can understand us!!, Shenzhen, China travel blog

oh dear know one can understand us!!

A travel blog entry by jamesandruth

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... and deliver things  to places I am sure are not on route. On top of that we were at a stand still somewhere in the middle of China at 1 in the morning for about 2 hours, we didn't know if it was a traffic jam or if we had broken down but know ...

So good to see Family, Shenzhen, China travel blog

So good to see Family

A travel blog entry by lindseyandpaul

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We have had a total blast hanging out in Shenzhen with Micah, Nicole, and Macy Smith. For starters, we're staying in an area of Shenzhen known as Shekou, and it’s a major foreigner district.  There are a number of International Schools in the ...

Fast train to Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Fast train to Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by katemel

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... here, it is amazing to arrive safe. We went for a walk around Shenzhen and ended up at the Shenzhen Maccas - it is the first McDonalds in Mainland China. There was the small ice cream counter downstairs. Here you can buy Sundaes, Shakes and Soft Serve ...

China... Here we come, Shenzhen, China travel blog

China... Here we come

A travel blog entry by simon.caryn

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... getting off a tube and going through immigration – but followed the crowds and got through easy enough... Visa was real! Yay!!! China... We've arrived. And Almost instantly, you kinda feel out of your comfort zone. There goes the English, there goes ...

Stuck in Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Stuck in Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by raymondc

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... the first bus available since we arrived here on Wednesday so we have had the pleasure of staying two nights in this delightful city. Shenzhen, the large city across the border from Hong Kong, gets a bad press in most travellers' writing. It is known on ...

Bad blogger :(, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Bad blogger :(

A travel blog entry by fleurgribble

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Hey guys, Sorry for my not putting blogs up recently but the WiFi has died over the last few days and it's only just coming back. About to go out for a drink and dinner but if you stick around for the next update I'll tell you all about my day at the ...

Journey Hong-Kong - Guangzhou via Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Journey Hong-Kong - Guangzhou via Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by agi_and_rudi

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... every little detail before giving it back without a single explanation of what was the problem. We are now back in lovely China in the town of Shenzhen and first thing we see is a woman scrapping out her throat loudly before spitting it all on the marble ...

A day of two halves, Shenzhen, China travel blog

A day of two halves

A travel blog entry by kevinmarkbrown

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... town – really nice. Second half: Hou Yi Qun suggested she drove me to the airport, so I arrived with 6 hours to spare. Shenzhen Airport. Could have refused, but had no idea what I would do with more time in Shenzhen, and have WiFi, my computer, my ...

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