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... fried rice with shrimp. Definitely better than fast food at the airport!
While walking to our gate we saw an Airbus A380-800, which is astonishingly large up close. To give you some perspective, I believe that "tiny" thing behind it in the photo is a Swissair A340-300!
The flight back on Cathay Pacific was long but otherwise ok. The standard economy seats felt about as big as economy plus on United, and the food was better. We were served a full dinner ...
We went back to the basement supermarket for some odds and ends for lunch the next day - paying what seemed a lot for some cheese but that's how it is in Asia.
Despite the late hour, Angela decided to stop off for a massage a few doors from the hotel. Initially the Blessing Massage House was full of a tour group but the lady said to return in 15 minutes, which we did. Angela had a superb massage while I went back to the hotel to sleep.
Time for home - first leg delays
Ok so we really didn't get any sleep last night. Our roommates stumbled in at various times throughout the morning and woke me up each time. I was also paranoid that we were going to miss the alarm and as a result our flight.
We got up at 3:30am, finished packing, and made our way outside to wait for the taxi we had ordered. Some of our roommates weren't even home yet and one was even awake as she had just made it home. The ...
... was accounted for -- except for Hong Kong. I left that day pretty much open, and it showed. We got into the city, and I was completely lost. I was there one time before with Kevin last year, and figured I'd make some of the same rounds to the markets etc. Problem was, I had no clue where I was, and seemed to have no way to communicate with anyone. But, after a few hours of floundering, we ran into ...
... each time!!! Yep, pushed the kid menu!! I think the flight attendants were about to throw him out of the plane.. I wish, then I would not have bruises in my ribs today.. Did I ever mention he never once apologized?
So, that is how the flight went... I used to be a devoted United person, but the Cathay Flights are better, not sure in what way after this flight, but... I am still being optimistic.