Wen Jin Hotel Shenzhen
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Gwynn and I were up at 5:00 AM partly due to jetlag and partly due to the impending arrival of the kids. Around 6 we got a text that Ar, Andrew and Jeremy had landed. We got a follow up message that said they ditched Jeremy at immigration (the line was too long) and used their diplomatic passports to cut the line. Gwynn was besides herself. How could they abandon baby brother like that? He'll never find his way to the hotel now. About ...
... They were all decorated in a different way, and really cheered up the plaza in front of the mall.
Unfortunately the cable carts that run up to the Buddha weren't working due to a thunder storm that had passed earlier in the morning, so we ended up taking the bus. In fact this way is a lot cheaper and still gives some good views! The Buddha itself was rather disappointing to be honest. It is basically what is says: a big buddha that is ...
The local guide, Judy, met us for a short ride to the hotel. We were told we could take our suitcases to our rooms, but would likely have to just leave them and not put anything in the safes as she didn't think our rooms would be ready. But most of them were ready. We had the afternoon free, and we met up with three other couples down in the lobby, as they wanted to take the Star Ferry tour of Hong Kong. We were happy to ...
... and I stayed back in the apartment. That gave me time to work on my travel blog.
Carly came back with some fresh fruit! Bananas, strawberries and cherries, which we devoured quite readily! The cherries were exceptionally delicious! All the fruit were of good quality.
I will add here the excellent job Carly has done of organizing the flights, accommodation, tours, and commuting taxis to and ...
... and cucumber salad
During the flight we watched a great movie - La Grande Bellezza.
We arrived in Hong Kong on time at 5.45 pm, and found the the immigration lines were incredibly short.
Within a 1/2 hour we were in the Conrad car on our way to the hotel.
The hotel was busy and we made our way to our room, then a brief visit to the lounge before going to the Golden Leaf restaurant for supper.