Regal Hongkong Hotel
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... ding of the bell of Melbourne’s trams. The trams run through the Central Business District and the older part of Hong Kong city. There were some great crowded streets and a mix of the old and new.
We got of the tram in the centre of the city and walked to the famous escalator that takes you through the ‘Mid-Levels’ of Hong Kong. Because the city is so hilly the streets are very steep and transport up and down is difficult ...
... and there it was! It was a little old temple with incense burning and candles lit and all these colourful flags flying in the breeze. We had a little look around and took some photos and just when we were leaving a little old man came out and said good morning. I think that was the extent of his English but he did a lot of smiling at us. We thought he probably lived behind there somewhere.
The flight from Perth was an overnight and I got a surprising amount of sleep. I even slept straight through breakfast and only woke up when they came round to prepare for landing, not sure I was happy about the lack of food but at least I wasn't too tired.
I got the bus to the hotel and arrived at 9:30, but unfortunately the reception didn't open until 11 so I went for a short walk to wait and get breakfast then ...
... br> The plan involves spending a week in Hong Kong to beat the jet lag, sort out China visas, get some malaria pills and just kick back. If today is a good indicator of things to come, this place will be a major win and will make for a nice easy introduction to China. From what I hear the mainland is a whole different world and I expect things will only get more complicated once we get ...