Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... that those were my shoes before. Neither he kept my
sadness in that very case and, apparently, the shoes were infected and
he also put them on. And now that man lived immersed in my sadness. It
was my sadness, I know. It is not possible for a man of over sixty years
know and whispered by heart a song by Stereophonics.
But I'm happy now.
And sometimes happiness involves some touches of selfishness.
... Island are lit up across the harbour in time with the music that is being played.
Hong Kong Island
This Island is full of more shops and high rise buildings. We took a ferry across to get there and then a bus up to Victoria peak which is the highest point in Hong Kong so it has fantastic views from the top. Once you arrive at the top there is a shopping mall to enter where you ...
... br> 'Hotel Intercontinental?'
'Big hotel...by water...Intercontinental, no, yes, please?'
All of which were met with a dark frown. That is until he suddenly jabbed his finger at the passenger seat drop down mirror, to which was attached a box of tissues, covered in...you'll never bloody believe it...an Intercontinental Hong Kong souvenir tissue box cover!
'Yes, yes, that ...
The eight minute tram ride up to Victoria Peak was very steep and the view across the business area of Hong Kong Island and across to Kowloon was stunning.
I had met a few of my Western travellers at breakfast and was happy for have a few more on my bus today. When we are on the cruise our Western group will have our own bus. We enjoyed some time walking about the Peak and taking photos, then on to ...
... Mrs Lau is a very nice lady who made us feel very welcome and showed us to our clean but very small room. The location is great and the room has everything we need it’s just a little tiny.
Once we dropped off our bags we went to explore the area. Immediately across the road we have a shopping mall where you can see M and S, H and M, Starbucks and many other English delights. It’s like a home from home. We found a little spot for lunch which would ...