Newton Hotel Kowloon
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The flight across wasn't too bad, and arrived safely about 8:00am Hong Kong time.
Passed through customs etc OK, although Teresa go stuck in the slow queue, and I had to wait for her.
The airport here is huge. You need to take a shuttle train from where you land, to immigration. A few choices of getting to our hotel, but decided on the taxi. Getting out of the airport ...
... I remembered had been the one at which Joel had warned of a lot of enormous spiders. As a result of this, and a very early sighting of one of these nasty looking blue beasts above me head, I spent the cross island walk on edge. It was however a beautiful island and a stunning sunny day. The only aspect spoiling the former was the presence of an enormous power station which belonged in Gotham City rather than a picturesque island, but I guess space ...
... and there were pockets of demonstrations outside Government Buildings, in fact the day we left there was a huge demonstration at Central which is the area we were staying.
The beaches such as Repulse Bay, Deepwater Bay and Stanley Beach are popular with the locals and properties are the most expensive, in Hong Kong because soace is so tight the value of a property is valued in square feet and some properties in the ...
... whilst trying to find accommodation online, so we ended up staying somewhere called Chunking Mansions, sounds kind of posh right?? Well, it's not! Chunking Mansions is pretty well known in HK for it's 'budget' accommodation, food, electronics and clothes. I think it was one of the weirdest places we'd been on all our travels. It had such a mixture of weird smells, different nationalities selling their cuisine, noises, and extremely dodgy ...
... After being told "99 for 1- good price" Rachel some how got 2 for 120" (about AUD $17) this was the end of our tour. We got dropped back to the hotel at 2pm. It was time for lunch. We decided to go to the spaghetti house because there was an unfinished lobster with Rachel's name on it. We got this awesome lunch for 2 (see pictures). We had the rest of the afternoon off just wondering around the local area and visited tailor. ...