Rosedale On The Park
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It was a very easy commute from Guangzhou to Shenzhen where Luke and I met up with my friend Steve. We headed out into this special economic zone in search of the bargains this place is infamous for. Shenzhen is the king of knock offs and virtually every brand under the sun can be found - it's just not what it appears to be. I was able to pick up …
We essentially had a 2-day layover in Hong Kong - due to the logistics of our travels we have to go back to Hong Kong each time we use Cathay Pacific Airlines to change destinations. So we spent 2 nights (one full day!) there - we'll be back in Dec. to spend a little more time. Our first impression of Hong Kong was that HKI is the best airport ever …
... and most of the group was sad to go.
Normally the tour would take us to a kindergarten at this point so we could interact with children. We were looking forward to this part of the tour the most and were sad to hear this portion would be excluded due to the public holiday. Instead, we visited a nice Buddhist temple with a beautiful pagoda. We saw 3 large Buddhas in one room representing the past, present, and future. ...
... been if this thing released itself and came crashing backwards!! Once at the top though, the view really was absolutely stunning. It's a shame about the smog and cloud, on a clearer day it would really be amazing.
The rest of the afternoon was left to us to shop, or go to the pool.. whatever people felt like doing. I had a quick squiz around H&M, which we don't have in NZ, and then headed back to the hotel room for a nap before ...
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