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Hong Kong

October 3, 2010 Hong Kong, China

We explored Kowloon today. Although Kowloon feels more authentic, it definitely has more street people and hawkers. Let’s just say I’ve had lots of offers for hand bags and watches. I read that everyone should experience Chungking Mansions once. We found foul smelling food stalls, lots of knock-off electronics, and shady men standing around. Yuen Po … Continue reading »

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October 2, 2010 Hong Kong, China

We started our day with a junk ride around Victoria Harbor. That was on my to do list, so I have checked it off! We explored Hong Kong island  – alleys with strange herbs, antique stores, and funeral shops.  We took the Peak Tram to the top of Victoria Peak. There are massive crowds everywhere. … Continue reading »

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October 1, 2010 Hong Kong, China

Our flight arrived at 7:30pm and we finally made it to our hotel, the Sheraton Hong Kong, about 8:30pm. Apparently, it’s China’s National Day, similar to our Fourth of July. The Sheraton is right on Victoria Harbor, which is the center of the celebration. The streets surrounding the hotel were closed to all traffic, but filled with masses … Continue reading »

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