Marco Polo Shenzhen
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Monday I tried to do some siteseeing in Hong Kong. I met my roommate for the tour and we decided to go to Ngong Ping to see the Big Buddha. After queuing for tickets for half an hour we got in line to ride the cable car, a 25 minute ride to the village of Ngong Ping. After about an hour wait, the cable cars stopped running due to thunderstorms in the vicinity. We decided to get ...
... connection is super fast . Then a walk along a very busy Salisbury Road to Chatham Road and the Hong Kong History museum. As we bought our tickets the young man in the kiosk asked if we were elderly. Indeed we are we said! ( sensing the possibility of a reduction ) and what a bargain $20 ( less than £2) for two.This has exhibits on the geology and geography of HK but the best bits are the exhibits ...
The Hong Kong China Temple is located in the beautiful
residential district of Kowloon Tong, a suburb of Hong Kong on the Kowloon
Peninsula. The temple proper occupies the top three floors of the building while a meetinghouse, mission office, apartments for the temple president and
mission president, and Beehive …
... is lovely about 30 degrees there is a bit of a haze though but very pleasant :) Off to Hong Kong side today to see Aberdeen and horse racing tonight at the Happy Valley Racecourse! Hoping for some winning horses as Rye tried on a Tag Heuer watch last night....I think another brandy on the boat and would have been one of those in the morning "#### did we actually buy that" haha I'll be back - realised I can print this off as a book when I'm finished the best souvenir of the holiday ...
My little amigos were exhausted having partied the night before in LKF right up until boarding the fast train for nine hours from Hong Kong to Xian. Together at last we delved into a nearby restaurant packed with locals, devoured a delicious local meal of slow cooked meat and eggplant (which according to Jonas tasted like cheese fondue, go figure!) and settled for an early night.
The adventure we have all been waiting for begins! ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service