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... The view across the bay, is always breathtaking. Sadly, it was not too clear, a little hazy but it is still amazing.
Day two and we get up early as we have a busy day ahead. We headed to the Flower Market, then the Bird Market which were both lovely although not too keen on the amount of birds in one cage. We then went to the Ladies Market & the Electronics Market, but to be honest it is a lot of tat and we have no space for anything anyway. We ...
As I was flying to Hing Kong with the same airline who'd brought me to the ROC, I tried chancing my arm at another upgrade, as a form of recompense, shy bairns don't get sweets, right? Turns out neither do gallus ones, but it was worth a shot. The flight itself was uneventful and my bag arrived at the right place. I jumped on the Airport Express and the free bus which took me near my hotel; which I finally found atop a crazy ...
... struggle having not got to sleep until 5.30am,
Mastered the MTR (Mass Transit Railway), using a map from a guidebook, in order to get to the airport,
Bought an Octopus card for the MTR, Hong Kong's (more efficient) version of the Oyster card,
Went for dinner with Roseanna at a nice Thai restaurant close to the hostel,
Got us lost on the way back from the Thai restaurant to the hostel,
Managed to avoid all copy watch, copy handbag men and tailors.
... I will be travelling to Hong Kong tomorrow after an evening out in San Francisco with all cadets going to the Pacific Rim.
I'm not sure what to expect. I picked Hong Kong as my first choice because it is the gateway where the east meets the west. It combines traditional Chinese culture with a British twist, creating a melting pot of cultures. My experience in China when I was 13 (Shanghai, Beijing, and Yangzhou) ...
... who had agreed to include us as part of a small group tour, inspite of just one day's notice.
We had to meet at the GPO at Central Station, sharply at 8.30AM. Myself and Chell reached about 10 mins early, and ended up exploring the stamp vending machines outside the post office. Now I am a proud owner of chinese stamps, even though I am not in touch with Philately for a few years..
Gabi came in punctually at 8.30AM, followed by a few more couples and a lone ...
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