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... group of us. Tip: just follow the colours of the train line, but make sure you pick the right direction.
Had a quiet afternoon, though I had thoughts of visiting the famous Temple Street Markets that night, so thought I'd check it out during the day. they are only 5 mins from the hotel. The Temple Markets are famous for cheap clothes, **** stuff, and food; especially when visited at night.
It was about 4 ...
... to climb up 430 steps to reach it. The path to the temple is lined with buddha after buddha after buddha. It's really fun to see them; each one is different. They all have their own facial expression, posture or accessories.
Once we reached the top, we could see the temple with 10,000 miniature buddhas inside. It was very impressive to see - and even here every tiny statue was different. Apart from the temple there isn't that much to see up there. The view ...
On arriving in Dubai for a stopover of 2 hours, we only had time to sit in Emirates lounge for a short time before boarding our flight to Hong Kong. This leg of the journey was upgraded as well - SCORE!! We managed to sleep for a little while, watch a movie and do some blogging! When we landed in Hong Kong, we zipped through customs and were picked up for our transfer to our hotel in Kowloon. Our room had a corner window with a view of the harbour and the skyscrapers on Hong Kong Island. ...
... huge, high-rise town – not really what we were expecting. We drop down to the bay near to the market the town is also famous for. We wander in, expecting good things, and are incredibly disappointed – it’s small and expensive, with the same stuff on sale we’ve seen up at the other markets in Kowloon but more expensively priced. We do find a place doing calligraphy scrolls though, so sort out getting our Chinese names, courtesy of Leah, ...
... It focuses on the Arts and Humanities, but also features a tea drinking area, an area selling all types of gifts, DVDs, and CDs.
There is also a restaurant in which we have eaten before and were not particularly impressed.
Wandering around the levels of Eslite is a pleasant way of spending a morning.
By lunch time we decided to return to Pacific Place and have lunch at Shiro, ...