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... huge billboards on the sides of buildings; the smells of fish, meat, flowers, vehicle exhaust and even the smell of sewer coming up from the sidewalk grates; all were present, all assailing my senses. It was simultaneously riveting and exhausting.
Later on in the evening, we went to dinner at the hotel where we were seated next to the window overlooking the harbour. The night-view was amazing.
... to see the value of this place when they showed us the massive quantities of imported Italian marble, French tiles, and gold inlays everywhere the eye could see.
At this point we headed to the train station to take a different form of transportation across the border. Not much to see on this part of the trip as it was dark. Two hours later and we were in Kowloon which is across ...
... We decided to get some food while we were in the tower because we knew that getting the tram back down and then finding somewhere else to eat could potentially be a nightmare! So we ate at a Bubba Gump Shrimp Co chain which was pretty cool! Forrest Gump quotes were everywhere and there were some replicas of the cast outfits as well so it was a bit of an experience in itself! The food was really good and the atmosphere was nice too so it turned out that we made the right ...
... are hundreds of high schools and many American universities (including Cal). Four hours later, we are done for the day and have a two hour van ride back to GZ.
The next day we visit Foshon Experimental School. Foshon is unique because they have two curriculum, a Chinese and IB. The Chinese curriculum is meant for Chinese kids who to go to Chinese university and the IB curriculum is for ...
On our way home today. No wake
up call as asked for but still got up at 4:40 am for our ride to the airport
for our 8:30 flight. Spent our waiting
time in the Qantas Lounge with breakfast and wifi to update the blog. On the plane now for our 9 hour flight to
Hong Kong, then L.A., then Seattle. The
Hong Kong flight was nice. Karen and I
each watched Hitchcock and Life of Pi.