Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... of town - can't afford luxury here! - and booking into 2 rooms on 14th floor, not much bigger than a sleeper cubicle in a train - we headed down to McDonald's about 11:00 pm. for something to eat - not having had anything to eat since breakfast that morning. I hope I am not getting hooked on McDonald's food......it tasted real good!
O, what a day!
At mid-night there were still crowds of people in the ...
... closest tube station. More research required next time if we're going to chaos navigate Head out for duck Out manly myself by leaving my coat behind. Wont be doing that again Quick detour down an alley reveals the live mini-scorpions on sticks and fizzy pop with liquid nitrogen oddities that we were expecting to run into somewhere. Way too cold to explore properly, so we'll do that later. At least everyone else here is taking pictures of the weirdness ...
... We rode a tram up a super steep hill to a place called the peak where you have birds eye view of part of Hong Kong. We stayed till the sun went down and then went back across to a place called TST....it has a Cantonese name...but I don't know it :) . We went to a Szechwan style restaurant.....which means 400,000 chili peppers and a bit of meat....really proud of Jackie here, she isn't a fan of spicy foods but she manned up and took it like a ...
... to the pool and I took Mom out for a walk on the streets right around the Hotel so she could feel good about going out and shopping. It is just like New York here. Lots of pretty stuff to look at in the windows, but so expensive, we could never afford to buy here. But, she will try, none the less.
Afterwards, everyone else took a nap and I did yesterday's blog and got a start on todays.
We then headed for Victoria's Peak for ...
I landed in Honkers a little while ago. This means I now have Facebook back,yeah and contact with the real world.
My flight leaves at 9.10 which is 11.10 Oz time. Glad to be coming home.It has been quite a trip and I have seen a lt of different things. It seems much longer than 2 weeks. I left Beijing with 16deg temp and thick ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed