Grand Mercure Shenzhen Oriental Ginza
Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
Getting to Shenzhen from Hong Kong was easy, a few station changes and we were at the boarder - now for visas. The dads had planned ahead and had a multi entry visa for China - not much use when your passports are have been stolen though, but as Australians it was a very fast process to obtain a visa for Shenzhen at the boarder - less than 5 …
... leafy vegetables that seems to be a staple in practically every restaurant. What I couldn't find was spices. No salt anywhere. At all. I don't understand how I could find sugar, yet no salt? So for flavor I added soy sauce. <sigh> Never again will I add soy sauce to tomatoes. Makes them even more acidic.
Saturday was a bit of an eye opener. I arrived at the school, because today was the day that the students would meet their teachers, find ...
... the Big Bus loop of the Hong Kong city area and then returned to the ship on the ferry. Once back on the ship we enjoyed a nice dinner and a good night’s sleep.
Day Two - Tuesday, April 9, 2013
On early Tuesday morning the ship relocated and docked at the MTL Container Terminal on the west side of Victoria Harbor. The industrial terminal is the third largest container port after Shanghai and Singapore. A 15-minute ...
... I had been to Xi'an, I chose to view the Hong Kong exihibit. It was very good and very thorough, and I really enjoyed the sections on the people and their cultures. The section on the Japanese War (WW II) was very interesting because I didn't have much information about how the war affected Hong Kong. In the evening we had an optional tour, Hong Kong by Night. It included a wonderful Thai dinner, a visit to the Temple Street Night Market, a ride back ...
... intrigued to see this, i don't know why and still to this day i don't know why but i needed to go and visit this monument. so i did a little research on my phone and found out how to get there, and in true Richard and Josh style it was going to be a rush to get there, with the monument closing at four PM and the time now being twelve thirty PM the race was on once again, a taxi to the pier a wait for the ferry, and then a forty minute ferry ride followed ...
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