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I spent my last few days in Hong Kong. A shopping and skyscraper Mecca. I have never seen so many high end stores in one city. HK also has the most skyscrapers of any other city in the world. It's a bit overwhelming. I decide the best way to see this city is a hop on hop off your. There are 3 routes and I cover then all as well as the night tour of Kowloon. I also decided to go for afternoon tea at the Peninsula Hotel. I had previously gone for tea at The Grand Hyatt ...
... to a different schedule and so probably wasn't hungry enough to eat a whole mince pie. I won't hold it against him, next year I'll go back to leaving carrots out for the reindeers.
Anyways! The day began with Christmas cheer and an opportunity for Jason to start playing his collection of Christmas music. With Una's friend Annie set to arrive for midday, the morning was a nice relaxing one with Una taking control of the kitchen for ...
... districts of Hong Kong that we normally whizz past at 100mph on the tube any seeing names and the different colours of the tube (MTR) system
With a taxi and 747 jumbo later today, together with shanks pony (feet) that must be a record for us in one day of different modes of transport.
As we approached north point the heavens opened with lightening and thunder simultaneous !!! Unfortunately it was here our tram terminated sober had to swap back to the tube ...
As I stated before in a comfortable Starbucks in PA, I was heading back to China. That was almost two weeks ago, and here I am in my new apartment in Luohu, Shenzhen, China--the first district to be developed and opened to the world in China. It's located in Guangdong province, the province which houses the Hong Kong municipality and is the southern coast, with "beaches" and all. This province speaks, in my opinion, one of the uglier languages in the world, Cantonese. I've tried ...
... 99.9% sure he wouldn't have done that I just couldn't risk it. Is it at a certain age you become able to put yourself in such a position? Or a certain rung on the career ladder? Or is it literally a personal and tailor made path for everyone? Do people reach this stage at different times? Are some people born with the confidence to just do it? Are some people unfortunate enough to never reach that stage? I could've kicked myself for not being a grown up ...
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