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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... our airport transfer chauffeur. It is convenient arriving to an unknown destination and transferred to our hotel, especially after travelling through the day. At present we are caught in the most incredible traffic jam. Streets are jammed with buses, buses and even more buses. It is hard to move. A different feel can already be detected from mainland China. There appears to be more order, the shops more familiar to what we see at home. Looking forward to arriving to the ...
... to explore the campus a bit. The campus is absolutely huge: it's 143 hacres! It's located on a mountain so walking around is a proper workout! We made it quite far but afterwards we decided not to walk anymore unless we have to, right now it's way too warm and humid to do so. However the campus is very green and beautiful, I certainly don't mind living here!
At night we met up with some girls to finally go to the city centre. It was already dark when ...
... centre of Hong Kong. We were all really hungry so we stopped in Habibi for a really quality meal. Everything is fresh and made with olive oil, so it's a lot healthier than food I'm used to on the mainland. Jeesh.
Then, we found a place to stay across the bay in the cheap part of town. This took a while because it was a holiday. Nick eventually found a lady soliciting us from the street, and we got a ...
... news options etc. Even though this is part of China, it is it's own district.
Bruce explained that Cantonese (spoken here) and Mandarin are very different. Mandarin is what is spoken in Beijing and most of mainland China. The characters are the same but the pronunciation is so different. We also learned that Cantonese can have up to 8 different meanings to one word depending on it's intonation. Bruce used ...
... walked closer and saw they were using RMB. I figured if they were using RMB, they might take Hong Kong dollars. I asked the clerk and he said no. I looked in my wallet hoping to find something and I found four RMB. I asked if I could buy a water with that and he did some calculating, turned out to be just enough for small water. Saved, from the fountains of the Deli airport. The Chinese guys saw me paying with RMB and asked surreptitiously if I could speak Chinese. ...