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... for another hour or so. The next time the captain said that as the storm had moved further away, our luggage and fuel could be loaded, BUT we had 30 planes ahead of us waiting to take off!! We didn't end up leaving until after midnight and in all the time we were only offered half a glass of water in a plastic cup!!! ( Won't be in a hurry 2 fly Qantas again!). We were served tea after 1am and still had an 8 hour flight ahead of us! What a way to end a fabulous ...
... but then I decided to inquire about changing flights and taking the direct flight to Toronto with everyone else. There was no charge to change but the flight was overbooked. I went and had some lunch and was told to return at 2:10, when the baggage counter closed. I got lucky. There was a seat available but the plane was having mechanical problems that had to be fixed. They weren't willing to change my ticket in case they had to compensate all ...
... to stop there to quickly describe the mess that was our hostel. Basically
it was a complex of tiny buildings and elevators with different hostels
at every floor, and the ground was only indian shops with food, or
various electronics, it was full of dodgy people, but also very alive,
full of perfume and super convenient stuff. Just a huge undescriptible
mess, really xD
We take the Tsim Sha Tsui line (good ...
... dishes from the menu, starting with some bruschetta, patatas bravas and some meatballs. They were all lovely and we wolfed it down. Finally we had a beef fillet in a blue cheese sauce, which was delicious. We were well and truly stuffed after all of that!
After dinner we headed out to explore more of Soho's nightlife. We tried out a few bars and had a few drinks, but Hong Kong was pretty pricey for backpackers like us. We had read that locals often ...
... thing, specially at JFK that I would have alerted the sensors at some point. Nope. Had to happen in S. Korea. They opened my carry-on bad, and rummaged through it. It had to go through the machine 3 times before they were happy with everything. It took probably 6-8 minutes, but still when faced with foreign police it makes you a bit twitchy.
Once I was let go, after been thanked my the policewoman for my cooperation (Korean people super polite), I made my way ...