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... things will be very different when we get there. It has been really easy to get around Hong Kong. The metro has been a revelation, giving us a lot of freedom. The people are polite and in reality we have spent very little money other than dinners in the evening. The heat and humidity have meant that we have not wanted to eat during the day, we have only needed lots of fluids. Really , it is difficult to believe that it is possible to sweat so ...
... The big square in front of it is sandwiched between modern, beautiful buildings of Library and Philharmonic and usually is full of singers, dancers, musicians and many different artists. It's a one big art stage, specially on weekends.
Then we are going to a nearby Lianhua Shan - Lotus Hill Park where Chinese love spending their free time with family and friends, usually in a ...
... me his staff discount too! He couldn't seem to understand that I really didn't want it and eventually I had to run out, his Manager shouting more numbers at me as I escaped! I've walked miles, seen so much and thoroughly enjoyed seeing HK. If I ever do come back here in the future, who knows, I certainly will not stay at Chung King Mansions, even though it was only £20 a night! Its the Hilton next time for me - now where is that milionnaire man I'm looking ...
... we must have passed about 10 McDonald's. Crazy.
My last day in HK and I'm very much looking forward to my flight to Aus to hook up with my boy Dougie Stafford!! A few hours to do some final site seeing and take a ride on their subway to Tung Chung to the cable cars and the largest ever stone Buddha statue!
One thing I will remember about HK is the people here are so friendly and after a day or so to settle you realise it is a pretty safe city to travel on your ...
... play or walk on.
There was this lady who helped us with directions that used to live in the US. We got to talking for a little bit and she wanted to escape the Western life and culture and move to the East. My first thought (in my head of course) was "you chose Hong Kong, probably the most Westernized country in Asia?" Whatever makes her happy, I guess.
On our walking adventure, we saw the Big Bus Tours so ...
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