Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
The Hong Kong to Shenzhen crossing was quite an experience. First, we waited in one line to exit Hong Kong -- fortunately we had kept the forms we filled out on entering, so we didn't need to complete them again. Then, another line (and another form) to enter China. At the entry station, there were four buttons with smiling to frowning faces that …
... was like the local "barrio". A zone that might not have the best roads nor building, food stalls and vendors taking residence on the 1st floor of apartment buildings, clothes drying from windows and doorways and the ever present smell of spilled fuel mixed with rotting produce. Some might be horrified by my descriptions, but I kind of think I landed in what some would describe as a typical Chinese neighborhood. I supposed it was a low-middle ...
... shops and had a great lunch at a local restaurant. That was my only outlay while in Hong Kong! A fabulous experience to end an otherwise pretty miserable day! I guess sometimes you get the best luck when you least expect it eh? I'd asked for a late check out and around 2:00 I set off for the ferry terminal for the ride to my new home. I forgot to mention that I had two 30kg bags with me, which were a bit of a burden. I've never traveled with that much luggage before and was a ...
... back of them, which as you can see in my pictures, my group eventually invested in toward the latter part of the day. We spent the entire day in Cheung Chau, so I will attempt to pick out my favorite moments of the day without being too long-winded. We tried all kinds of different food, which gave the island a feeling comparable to a fair or for us native Evansville people, the infamous Fall Festival. I will say that the manner of food I saw would make even ...
... I’ll hand over to Dan and let him describe in his own words how his afternoon went
‘Right folks, and now the truth, I finally get a chance to tell my side of the story! So, what to say now I have the power…Well, I went to this beach, it was hot…. and I saw a dead crab, then I went home’
And there you go folks, the talent and spirit of Dickens, Shakespeare, Elliot and Orwell hasn’t been ...
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