Travel Blogs from Hong Kong
Today sees our first full day in the busy capital after a quick little tour last night. Last Night we went to check out the main street of down town Kowloon where we ventured into a dazzling array of sites and smells which surround the city, everything from fresh fish to cooked noodles to old smelly men who may not have taken a shower since the …
After days of planning, my friend and I finally set off for Hong Kong. We took Cathay Pacific which in my opinion is one of best airline that I took. The service is excellent and the food is good too. Initially, we had the middle seats but there was a child who cried pretty badly for his parents so we exchanged our seats with the father. We ended …
We woke up at 8am and left the hotel within half an hour. We walked around the area near our hotel in search for food but ended up leaving for Repulse Bay with an empty stomach. We took the MTR to the Central and then bus 66 from the Exchange Square Bus Terminal. We were rather lucky that a group of Mainland men boarded the bus and asked the driver …
... a hundred years old, but modelled on ancient building techniques and built without nails! The interlocking planks hold the structures firmly in place.
The Nan Lian Garden across the road is connected with the nunnery with a stone bridge over the highway. The garden itself is only a few years old, but again modelled on the same styles as the nunnery. It has that classic Chinese garden feel with rocks, trees and a pond. Simplicity that highlights the ...
... From there, a man at our hotel pointed us in the direction of a public bus (I know, I was hesitant at first but I brought some Dramamine with me) that would take us directly to Victoria's Peak. We walked a few blocks to the stop, and boared the double decker bus and sat on the top. It was a great way to see the city, and climbing up to the peak was frightening at times. The small and steep roads were filled with cards and sharp turns. The bus took us to the terminal, which we ...
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