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... style. I, at last, took in what I forgot to be the western world and ate at the buffet breakfast, watched TV with more than two English channels, and showered in a place worthy of being called a bathroom.
With the city, I showed Mike and Zb pretty much everything I did with Zac and Leon a month earlier. Starting with Nathan Road, we made our way down to the Chungking Mansions. There we wondered the river walk and took the Star Ferry to the financial district. We ...
... Peak. This is a really spectacular view of Hong Kong, laid out below you, sky scrapers doing just that and ships, yachts and all sorts of water craft bobbing around, avoiding container ships coming and going. We then got onto the harbour for a cooling cruise before fatigue set in......too much walking and not enough replacements despite plenty of water.
Back to the hotel for a rest and ...
was very different to the hot hell-hole it had seemed over the boiling
Easter weekend, and instead was a lovely island town full of interesting
shops and small streets. Fishermen were going about their normal
routines and sparrows flitted through the tight alleys. I would have
loved to have seen the floating colours parade, but the bun towers and
temples were in themselves very impressive and really worth the visit.
... the Chinese way, by dictation. Its history is drilled into its citizens' brains, minus all the bad stuff like 30 million people dying during a certain revolution, and they are taught by their elders and teachers that Chinese culture is the best. Fortunately and unfortunately, they have Western media to blame for their citizens not completely buying that, as they slowly figure out certain freedoms are ignored.
In other words, we're looking at a nation where 92% ...
... Wind Rises - E. joined them for this one
Blue Is the Warmest Color - least mannerly eating ever witnessed
Saving Mr. Banks - a pleasantly entertaining (and wholesome) surprise
You & Me (Io e Te)
Charlie liked the last one the best: a light-hearted (!) Bertolucci with a protagonist with hair like Cutty.