Jin Long Du Hotel
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... were there long after closing and did not get back to the hotel until around 3am. A good night!!
Today we checked out, and (of course) went for a few last drinks in the local bars. Pretty relaxing and a nice closure to our trip to Hong Kong. Before we knew it, it was time for the next phase of our trip, Australia!
I hope you have enjoyed our first entry, and I would definitely recommend Hong Kong to anyone!
... bombarding traditional food stands and/or decoration stands. We ate this delicious candied strawberry wrapped in this coconut wrap. It was served frozen. And we devoured it. The floats were big and elaborate. So cool to see them that close up! After our exploring of the fair we made our way to the wishing tree. We purchased a placard ($25 HK dollars) and wrote our wishes on it before hurling it up into the tree.
After spending about 2 hours at the fair we ...
... village. We stayed in a tolou, which is a round building the local Hakka people have used for hundreds of years for communal living. The outer wall is made of rammed earth & the inner building is wooden & about 3 stories high. Up to 70 families have lived in this type of building & they offer security from robbers or invaders.
The following morning we climbed a hill to a lookout looking over the village. Then we went back down into the village ...
... out in the bay. The journey was in three bits with junctions where the cable turned a corner. It is a 25 minute ride and ends in Po Lin, a small settlement aimed at satisfying the needs of those who have used the cable car. Also in Po Lin is a monastery and a giant Buddha. The weather when we arrived had definitely taken a turn for the worse. There was low cloud and after a while an enormous rain shower. However, eventually the sun ...
... exactly what this means. Bund means " waterfront" The colonial style buildings can be found here along with the trading companies and consulates of foreign companies, but the only building left from that time is the Russian Consulate. The Yuyuan Garden, built in the 16th century, the Ming Dynasty where you will find The Temple of City Gods is not to be missed. You might like to see Huxinting Tea House built in the 16th century, The Jade buddha Temple built in 1928, has a ...