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Travel Blogs from Hong Kong
... you must mentally and physically prepare for those long days. Well, we had a Disney park trip compressed into a few hours, from 3:30 to 10:00. I was not mentally or physically prepared, especially since it was so hot and humid, but I rallied. Once we reached the park, my enthusiasm grew, and we ended up having a really fun time.
Hong Kong Disneyland is much like the other Disney parks, but there are some differences. Hong Kong has Space Mountain, ...
... I think the Hakka migrated in and aren't technically native but they had an exhibit as well.) they showcased their methods of making money, fishing or agriculture, as well as their attire and wedding ceremonies. One tribe used to send the women of the family in a dragon boat to pick up the bride but once they moved away from the water and water dwellings they began sending the women of the family and female neighbors as dancers to escort the bride to the groom. They follow a ...
... a skyscraper design. It is a bit unusual to come across a school zone street marker amidst the towers, as the exact location of the school itself is not apparent, being several stories above you, but this is Hong Kong. Some scrapers are built on property no larger than our fifty foot lot back home, but soar thirty stories high. The population density is almost beyond comprehension.
Having said this, the city is meticulously clean, ...
... waterfront was a mid-Autumn lantern display called 'The World in Colours'. The display consisted of doll shaped lanterns were each doll represented a different country. This was an impressive display which we really enjoyed seeing, but it is only on until the beginning of October.
During our time in Hong Kong we ate a mixture of foods including a meal at the
Spaghetti House, shrimp at Bubba Gump and plenty of delicious Chinese ...
... trousers, while Angela bought a silk blouse and a colourful jacket in black, grey and red. We also bought an extra carry bag to help us get all the purchases back to Australia!
On leaving the market, we walked along the new Stanley Promenade, which has a lot of trendy looking bars and restaurants along the waterfront - it felt a bit like somewhere on the Mediterranean. We considered stopping for a drink but thought we should get back in time to pick up ...