Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong
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Great location, excellent service, good views of the harbour
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I worked much of the first half of the flight, and we had wifi, which was nice. We were also upstairs; again, nice. Somewhere over the Aleutians, I tried to nap for a bit. It didn't work too well … I was mostly awake until we crossed over Japan. Then I slept. I woke above Taiwan and had brekkies. Not very good, but at least there was coffee.< …
As with all the other entries in this blog, the Hong Kong visit was work related, so my main contribution is photos taken during a couple of weekend outings.
The hotel was convenient to where I was working, ferry service and food outlets, plus my room had a good view of the harbour towards Kowloon.
The weather was quite …
... entertained for the night.
The next day we decided to head to Macau. Macau was formally an over sea's colony of Portugal and was the first and last colony in the far east. It was handed back to China from the Portuguese in 1999. Like Hong Kong, Macau is governed by China's "one country two systems" policy. It's meant to leave HK and Macao with more leniency when it comes to freedom of press, speech ...
... best. When the doors finally opened. A number of people filed in and everyone else was assigned a number and a rough estimate of a waiting time. Ours being in the 30's and around 2 hours distant we weren't going to be satisfying our rumbling bellies then and there, so in the style of fine dining we opted for a tube of pringles… Two hours later wandering around the nearby shops and mostly window shopping it was time to head back. The only item ...
... a toboggan on an aluminum track. That was a lot of fun. There were a lot of sharp turns. After the toboggan we went to a place called the Schoolhouse for lunch. The next day we visited the Summer Palace and watched the Chinese Acrobat Show. The Summer Palace was basically a huge park that used to be the imperial gardens. It had a huge lake in it that we walked around for a few hours. Afterward we got lunch at Pizza Hut. This Pizza Hut had escargot!! Afterward, ...