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Trip: West meets East

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15 minutes of fame

HONG KONG | Saturday, 16 Mar 2013 | Views [241] | Comments [1]

Panic stations! Sue went to draw some money off our TravelMoney card and the money didn't come out! We rang the number on the machine and they said that it had been refused by the bank. Whew. I guess it was just a communication issue. Just to check, ... Read more >

Stanley, I presume?

HONG KONG | Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | Views [277] | Comments [1]

Another day in Hong Kong Breakfast in the Salisbury was up to the usual high standard. Reading the paper over breakfast, there was some concern over 6000 dead pigs floating towards Shanghai, due, it was thought, to the government crackdown on the use ... Read more >

Out and about in Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | Views [252]

I am sitting here in bed in the 11th floor of the Salisbury Hotel, looking out over Hong Kong Harbour. (Thanks Roy for the recommendation) I have the bedside lamp on, but there is almost enough light from the advertising boards across the harbour! ... Read more >

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The first Step

HONG KONG | Saturday, 9 Mar 2013 | Views [218]

Nee How (That's Chinese for G'day) We are planning our first retirement trip.  It is to the Far East - which is about as far East as you can go before being West (when you take Greenwich as your reference point). In fact us Westerners from ... Read more >

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