Rivan Hotel Rica
Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... and it was pleasant. There were lots of tourists there who had come for religious purposes and all the rooms were decked with offerings of flowers and food. There were large numbers of incense burners around the place but none inside. We decided to return on the cable car and this time the view was better. At one time going up there had been a complete white out by cloud. Back on the metro to the hotel and drinks. The staff are very ...
Chinese Artists try to find their voices despite the fact that they can not shout too loud in case it might annoy the Big Brother. And they know the consequences of that noise. Many of them have suffered when they used 'incorrect' words, art, ideas. One of them is Ai Weiwei who was under house/prison arrest too many times (see link for documentary below).
So, many Chinese artists choose ...
... the grotty stairs! Took a deep breath and head down 7 floors very quickly wondering whether I would be mugged on the way. I made it, of course, just me being silly, and once outside HK was bustling and I felt happy again. A 5 min walk took me to the harbour front and I perched myself in a good spot to enjoy the light show. It was great, set to classical music, the buildings took part in the symphony lighting up simultaneously and lasers shooting from ...
... family and all the luxuries of back home. I randomly met a Russian girl called Irena while I was touring the peak mountain, she turned out to be pretty sound and had done way more research than me on HK so she was my tour guide for the day which was really good fun. I probably now know more about Russia than Hong Kong! To be fair I did no research at all for HK and only booked my hotel 3 days before while I was in Dubai.
To get to peak mountain, the tallest mountain ...
... right when the light show finished. :( So we just walked the Avenue of Stars. The only people we knew were Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee. Afterwards we made our way to the Temple Night Market. It was very lively and vibrant with shop markets and street food. I kind of wish we didn't eat beforehand, because smelled and looked soooo good! On the way back we caught the Star Ferry to go back across the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility