Fong Kong in Hong Kong

Trip Start Jul 10, 2006
Trip End May 31, 2007

Loading Map
Map your own trip!
Show trip route
Hide lines

Flag of China  ,
Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Hong Kong...
is expensive - no matter what Alex says ;-)
OK - we'd just arrived from 6 weeks in Russia, Mongolia & China - which in retrospect was dirt cheap - but the drastic step up the BigMac Index was pretty hard to swallow. So we only stayed 1 night. Got to see the legendary Hong Kong skyline - which was ... legendary. Got famously conned into buying a video cam for more than we could get it for in London. Had a drink at Beirut café (Abdo, I hope when I finally get there my drinks will be cheaper!)

The China-Hong Kong border has trumped my funniest border crossing list (narrowly beating the Mozambique sand dune "stop" sign): You basically walk through a shopping mall, fill in 2 forms and see this sign:
"Please leave the country by lift"

And wham! You're in Hong Kong - which is on the lower floor, turn left at the Gucci store...
Slideshow Report as Spam
  • Your comment has been posted. Click here or reload this page to see it below.

  • Please enter a comment.
  • Please provide your name.
  • Please avoid using symbols in your name.
  • This name is a bit long. Please shorten it, or avoid special characters.
  • Please enter your email address to receive notification
  • Please enter a valid email address

Use this image in your site

Copy and paste this html: