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Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... was sucked into HK's relentless commercial culture, at successive street stalls I acquired some presumably fake Ray bans for three pounds, a "DK(?)" watch for two pounds and a MiPhone for around 100 pounds (this was bought for use as a camera only). On reflection, probably not essential purchases for a man facing financial disaster, but when in Rome...
After a decent curry dinner, I sought out a karaoke bar I had passed a while ago (must have had ...
... route and on the way up we paid extra to get a glass bottomed gondola and it's not for the faint hearted as the ground soon disappears once leaving the terminal and takes you on a 5.7km run which takes 25 minutes to reach the summit. We wandered over to the Buddha and there where a hell of a lot of stairs to get you to the top and in the heat of the morning sun it was a struggle but we were rewarded with some great views. After a ...
... to Shanghai. We were then catching the 9.15 flight with Dragon Air and guess what, it was delayed 2 hours. So consequently we fly out at 11.30 HK time.
With a BIT OF LUCK we may get to our hotel by 3am, but we're not counting our chickens yet!!! Only 24 hours from Brisbane to ...
... Cantonese Cuisine.
Located in the IFC building there is a great view of the harbour from the restaurant.
The first course was a shared dish of paper thin pork belly rolls with garlic and chilli sauce.
Then we had roasted spare ribs coated with osmanthus sauce , followed by sweet and sour pork with strawberries.
We accompanied the meal with Chinese green tea.
We had planned to walk back to the hotel but chose instead to take the MTR from Central
... without any incident just a prolonged check of the passport and an intimidating look from the official at the desk. Eventually we found the exit, immediately we were confronted by the police who wanted to know where we planned to go next. I think they had been tipped off about us as they weren't stopping anyone else. We politely explained we wanted to go to Shenzhen East railway station. They told us to head up an escalator and we would see signs in English for the ...
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