The Upper House
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- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... The building was built in 1894 and is very "art nouveau" although it has been renovated recently with modern kitchen and bathroom. Nina from Prague Apartments helped with our check-in. After unpacking and freshening up we had an early dinner at a cafe wrong the corner from the apartment. After dinner Bill and Amanda went back to their room while the rest of us went for a walk around the old town to find our ...
... and then Kjersti and I went to the hairdresser. Afterwards we went to a sky bar called Ozone at the ICC building, which is apparently the highest bar in the world. It was on the 118th floor, 490 metres above sea level, and was very fancy and super expensive! We just had one drink there, and then Kjersti and I went to take the star ferry over to Hong Kong Island to go back to our hotel to go to ...
... and a bar with no door.
On my first day I went to visit the big Buddha on Lantau island. To get to the island you had to take a glassed floored cable car across to the island. This gave you a great view of Hong Kong island and the airport.
Whilst a lot of the city is busy with high rise buildings, there is a lot of surprising parts to the city. For example the numerous islands dotted around ...
... up to the road wasn't as hard as the one we had down to the station platform. We were about 5 minutes walk from Temple Street Markets, so it had taken us 2 hours to get from Ocean Park, but the good news was the night markets were now open.
We had dinner at a small café near the markets. They made a little section for us which was lovely, and also air conditioned (to some degree). We had a lovely local meal and then headed to the markets. ...
Last morning before we fly home and Pam delivers on her promise to swim in the pool on the 29th floor. The pool boy looks at us as though we have gone mad, "you are going to swim now?" he said. “No…… just the lady” I replied. “But it is very cold, I think, yes?” he said.
“No its fine” said ...