Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Lions in Lisle Street

Lisle Street being in London’s Chinatown, and the lions in question being the Chinese variety. There were several lions today prowling the streets of Chinatown for the London Chinese community’s New Year celebration (always held on the Sunday following the … Continue reading

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People, not just places

Today I have been sorting through the photos I took while we were in Hong Kong and loaded up an album on Facebook. It’s a very photogenic place; whether that has any connection with the vast number of camera shops, … Continue reading

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No place like home?

Home again, and I have to say that it was not a bad journey, thanks especially to the clever check in system at Hong Kong whereby you can check in your baggage early at the station. Especially useful because we … Continue reading

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Going home

Our room at Lee Gardens guesthouse seemed strangely familiar… then I realised why: it has similar dimensions to the mobile home we stayed in at a Haven holiday park in Suffolk, i.e. about a foot wider than the bed, with … Continue reading

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At the sign of the Yellow Arches

The Lee Garden guest house doesn’t have breakfast facilities but that’s no problem as there are plenty of eating places round here. The last couple of mornings we’ve breakfasted in the local McDonald’s, just 5 minutes walk along Cameron Road. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

So, here we are in Hong Kong. We nearly didn’t make it out of the Philippines, due to last minute repacking in order to bring the weight of our baggage down to a level so the plane could actually take … Continue reading

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Wonton soup for the soul

So far it is over 24 hours since we left our house and we have made it as far as Hong Kong International Airport. What an extraordinary place this is – more like a shopping mall than an airport. As … Continue reading

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