The Garden View - YWCA
Travel Blogs from Hong Kong
I am writing this having finished my last week of work for the next 3 months; a very exciting thought. I have now been in Hong Kong for 5 weeks, and this will be my last weekend in "civilisation" before I embark on 2 months of life as a backpacker. There will be no more high heels, no more meetings and no more afternoon cake and coffee breaks. Most …
... was this dangerous I might not have come."
There is a safety drill scheduled for not long after we get back to the cabin so we decide to wait till after that to open the champers. An announcement comes over the tannoy that the drill will be soon. It instructs us that when the alarm sounds we are to make our way downstairs to our muster point. We are to bring with us our life jackets and any medication we take regularly. Shortly later the alarm sounds and off we ...
... back on the MTR and travel across to Hong Kong island to get the funicular up to the top of the peak. Unfortunately, the peak funicular is having annual maintenance so we have to go up on the bus. What a journey, round and round and up and down. Must have taken about 40 minutes, but the view when you get there is spectacular. The weather could have been better, but at least it was not raining. We decided to get a taxi back down as we could not face a ...
... park where wearing chinese outfits! Can't wait to rock those suckers in the US :) We obviously stuck out like sore thumbs in Disney too...especially at The Lion King show. Remember how I said the chinese don't clap or holler. Well, me and especially Emily who are obsessed with Lion King (she has a Hakuna Matata tattoo) lol were beyond thrilled for the The Lion King show! We were singing along and clapping and cheering after every song...the rest of the audience ...
Thursday November 21st.
It was a somewhat overcast day, but we thought it would clear up enough for us to go to Tsim Sha Tsui and walk to the "Promenade of the Stars" and take some photos of the views of the island and the harbour.
We took the MTR to Tsim Sha Tsui and walked to the promenade, but the cloud had not fully cleared. Nevertheless Libby was able to take a number of photos, whilst Barry walked ...
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