Shenzhen Ease Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... tram queue and took the bus back to the Star Ferry. On Sunday another warm sunny day - could be our last chance for short sleeves. We ventured north on the subway to visit the Nan Lian Garden, the Chi Lin Nunnery and the Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple. All were surrounded by sky scrapers! Very early start on Monday for our flight ...
markets selling all kinds of things.
I bought a pair of Tom’s for $20 and Burberry-style coats for my
nieces. We walked through local
parks where men sat and played games and even found a temple. We were able to go in and kneel at the
altar there. We had a great day
exploring and seeing a very real side of Hong Kong, very different than the
neighborhood surrounding our hotel.
... I met my tour guide Melanie in the lobby. I booked this tour well in advance from Singapore itself through toursbylocals.com, a private tour guide just to explore the city. We went to Victoria Peak by tram and bus and the view from there was just amazing.We could see both sides of HK with its high rise buildings, split by the sea. We then went to Madame Tussauds. The statues of ...
... streets and alleys, the locals are wrapped in brands and perched on high bar stools. Passers buy are ogled with disdain but never acknowledged, you are after all " a Friday **** in a Saturday market". Spotting the newbies is like shooting fish in a barrel, the bewildered foreigners wander around with necks craned to the sky.
We were sent to HK by the school that we are employed at to get our Z Visa in order so that we can stay and work in ...
... three days in just traveling. Instead, I was thinking of staying a bit more local and going to Guiling, Guizhou, Kunming, Dali, Lijang and then Hong Kong. Search for those places on Google images; you won't be disappointed. As they're local (in Chinese terms) time spent travelling will be shorter, and we can still see a good mix of old and new.
Let me know what you think. xx'