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So we've finally left South East Asia and have successfully arrived in Chungking Mansions via the Airport Express bus, which wasn’t too expressy but it was cheaper than the train and it also had Wi-Fi so we were able to Skype our parents to say we arrived which was a nice touch. We arrived in Chungking around 7.30pm and were instantly …
... less than salubrious so I decided to head to the fairly well-known Irish bar, to hopefully get a few pointers on where to go. However, it seems that "fairly well-known" means nothing to taxi drivers. It took 5 attempts before a driver was even willing to try and find the place. He took me to roughly where he thought it was and asked the valets at one of the local hotels - good thinking, they are more likely to know, right? Wrong, they gave ...
... lit up across the world's 7th tallest building is pretty cool. We are both big fans of dim sum and couldn't resist the temptation of trying some famous dumplings at the cheapest Michelin starred restaurant in the world. We waited about 40 minutes for our table on Monday lunch and were then squeezed onto a longer shared bench. It's very much an 'eat, pay and leave' kind of place, we even had to order before we sat down to speed everything up. ...
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... the trees. After about half an hour we made a short rest stop and joked about whether or not this was the nice flat path we had intended on following. After consulting the guide book we realised that it was not. We took a vote on whether to re-trace our steps and find the easy path, or just to continue on the current trail, considering that we had just walked up the worst of it. We decided to carry on. The path did flatten out and as we continued, ...
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