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... Grand Harbor, Kowloon. A beautiful hotel with the most amazing views across the Harbor. The weather is extremely humid and uncomfortable. We make enquiries as to what we can do for the afternoon and we are advised to visit the Ladies Market and Templers Night Market. Our taxi driver drops us off on Nathan Road with a vague wave in the direction of the markets. Phil and I have really terrible map reading skills and no ability at all in getting around. So ...
... on cost - 33HKD vs 100.
Stepping outside the terminal building the humidity and heat hits us for the first time (34C / 75%) . At least we have a few days to get used to it. A bus is loading up in the bus station so we are on, sat down and moving within a few minutes. The journey takes us north across most of Lantau Island - I can remember, just, how it was before the airport was built - and then down into Kowloon.
Our Canadian/American gang gathered at 8 am in front our hotel on Lanteau to catch a bus to the north part of the island. We had arranged to be picked up by Anwar in a 7 passenger van and were taken to our flat in Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island. We were greeted by Sylvia, originally from Hungary, who owns the flat. The entryway to the flat reminded me of one of those Bourne movies. The elevator ...
... for me. Haha! The weather was much better when I reached the top- there was some semblance of breeze, which was a godsend. Air-conditioned temperatures was sadly, missing during summer in Hong Kong.
The price for a return journey up The Peak was HK$40 ($6.40), which is surprisingly cheap. We chose the other option (HK$80) which included the Sky Terrace 428, which is ...
... the peak tram opened everything seemed normal, but as soon as the doors cracked the slightest bit everybody in our general area surged forward. It was like a scene from Walmart on black Friday where 3 flat screens are on sale for 15$ and 300 people are determined to get them. People passively pushed and nudged there way forward through the doorway to board the tram. A small women in an unfortunate spot was getting smashed until ...