Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
Morning: Checked out of Shenzhen hotel and drove to the airport. We flew to Shangahi and the flight took about 2 hours on a 767 plane which was fairly big in size. The flight was ok. Afternoon: Met our new local tour guide Jennifer. She ended up being horrible and we later found out she pocketed some of our money for free things that she made us …
We went to book in online at the cafe here but after many failed attempts I realised it had to be within 24 hours and that's difficult cause the cafe closes at 5 pm. Anyway well have to do it tomorrow morning. Decided to catch trains and explore an area west of here where there is a wetland park. It meant catching two trains and then a light rail, but halfway there Jan read it wasn't opened on Tuesdays, so we made a quick rethink and got off at a place called".......... And walked ...
... away we were there, and disembarking in a train station the seemed vastly more capacious than many of the small aiports I've flown from in Europe. We located the ticket office to attempt to buy tickets to HK, but...they had no more tickets to HK, or even Shenzhen, the city that is right next to HK and from which is it is easy to get to HK. PANIC!!
OK, no, we didn't panic exactly, but it was a far from ideal situation. There did however appear to be a lot ...
... actual bath tub for the first time in over 5 months! One of the craziest things about HK, especially at night is that many of the streets seem more like they should exist in some MGM back lot. They are narrow and walled in with tall buildings and it seems like a movie set. Throw in all the Chinese neon sighns and it's like Blade Runner 100 years before Deckart and the Replicants. Even the back alleys are spotless. The ...
... areas around Lahad Datu, we were a little concerned. We found out that our insurance was void while in these areas, but the tour agency in Malaysia had not cancelled any of their tours as their government was saying it was safe now. So we decided in the Hong Kong airport that we would go ahead with our planned tour - as we could always leave if we didn't feel safe.
Scene Five: Starbucks tea and coffee and ...
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