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TravelPod Member ReviewsGarden Hostel Hong Kong
Good Points - Good Location, Cheap, it's a kung fu school
Bad Points - Very Dodgy apartment block, rooms are cramped, not entirely secure room, very difficult to locate
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The title is a reference to a song that was stuck in my head all weekend. "One Night in Bangkok" is a song from the musical called Chess in which the 2nd half is set in Bangkok and this song is the opening to the 2nd half of the musical. The original lyric, "One Night in Bangkok and the world's your oyster" sums up the mystery and intrigue of the …
The weather is ideal. It is sunny, mild, little wind. So different from my last visit here in 1993 when there was a typhoon building and lots of moisture. It's so pleasant to be outside.
In the morning Earl Roemer, Jimmy Wong, Paul Sternberg and I went to a consulting firm to discuss registration for the United Church of God is Hong Kong. We talked to Jenny Wong about the various ways in which a registration ...
... temple of Tin Hau, 100 year old, feels untouched by people's struggle. And they say that this is a special Tin Hau Temple, although many Tin Hau temples you can find all over HK. But this one is the last before the open sea and locals, even those who emigrated, make a special effort to come back here for major festivals. They say that when 'the temple roars’ (because of the east winds) the storm will come.
... was a vegetable and meat market and we strolled about for some time, looking at familiar vegetables and fruit as well as slightly less familiar vegetables and fruit such as dragon fruit, durian, lemongrass and Japanese eggplant. Once again, the sounds, sights and aromas were stimulating and almost overpowering, but so essential to the experience.
There were dried geese hanging on a wall, dried duck heads in a basket, and dried fish and ...
... drinking Americans. At least we were using chop sticks and didn’t ask for a fork.
In summary, remove the traditional rudeness of the Chinese park goers themselves and Hong Kong Disneyland is a very nice park with a beautiful mountainous backdrop. It’s clean and has some wonderful attractions. You would need no more than 1.5 days with low crowds like we had. I couldn’t imagine going there in the dead of the summer heat with ...