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Travel Blogs from Hong Kong
... in Hong Kong we went all out and went to Disneyland. It really is the place that dreams are made of; we went on every ride possible, saw as many characters as we could, watched the lion king live and even stayed for the fireworks. Never doubt though that hearing Mickey speaking in Cantonese is really weird.
On Thursday we parted ways at the airport, with Sarah bound for London then off again to Chicago in just a few days, and us bound ...
... her weird looks.
The ride Shenzhen was pretty great. I won't describe it too much since I took videos. But I must say that the videos did not in any way reflect the beauty of the bay between Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
Once the bus arrived at the entry point, it was time to go through customs again. I want to point out that I followed the signs. Where it said foreigner I followed through there, and to my surprise I ended up on the wrong lane. Should have ...
Today we got the underground to central Hong Kong Island. It was extremely hot, busy and steep! Went to Man Mo Temple which was very beautiful and atmospheric. We also went to the Zoological and Botanical gardens. The gardens were extremely peaceful and ...
... it tastes like ****)!
Thank you to all of my family, extended family, and people who are like family for an amazing sendoff from the states! I already miss many friends and relatives from Hidden Villa, Modesto, Rocklin, and beyond. But, I'm excited to actually be able to skype many people this trip, as Ryan and I will have functioning internet, cell phones, and a landline - fancy technologies ...
... Flynn and Georgia were impressed by the offers along the way which ranged from clothes tailoring and Rolex watches to "massagee". Flynn counted 15 tailoring pitches over less than 400m; good to see HK hasn't changed that much. Down by the harbour Flynn said hello to his rather surprised music teacher, who was wrangling the Grammar school band on their Asian tour. The world is indeed a small place.
Back on the plane we all slept well (Dave ...
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