Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... were more Buddhas set into the hillside with a final statue of "Lady on Dragon" set in front of a waterfall. Back down at the bottom, we decided to pop into the mall for some air con and ended up having lunch at a Japanese ramen noodle bar. The funny thing is that we were basically sitting in the food court, equivalent to what you would see at the Cat Town Centre but in Hong Kong. On the way home, Kathy and I decided to split off from Julie, Julie, and ...
... used to do when they were students. I can totally relate, we are no longer young and hip anymore. A lot of people think of China as a bit of a backwater place and a large part of China is, but Shenzhen is a modern well laid out metropolis that would rival many cities in the developed world. There were huge sky scrapers, massive shopping malls, and even a cosmetic surgery hospital! In terms of facilities, it definitely was comparable to Hong Kong. There was also, surprisingly, lots ...
... ethos of positive non-interventionism during the colonial era. The time period greatly influenced the current culture of Hong Kong, often described as "East meets West", and the educational system, which used to loosely follow the system in England until reforms implemented in 2009. Under the principle of "one country, two systems", Hong Kong has a different political system from mainland China. Hong Kong's independent judiciary functions under the ...
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 …
what an amazing place! the harbour plaza hotel was actually quite fancy, we wern't expecting much! all the streets were a hustle and bustle of activity and all the streets were lined with massive tower blocks of flats. We passed quite a few meat markets which were not very pleasant at all! half of the things on there were still alive!
The sanpan at stanley market was good fun too, a little boat ride down the ...
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