Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Wordless Wednesday – Hong Kong

Chengdu Pandas, China

Four Unique Travel Experiences in China

Guest post by Jordan Greene. Four Uniques Travel Experiences in China A country as vast as China has so much to offer travellers that it can be overwhelming to pin down just a handful of things to make up your holiday itinerary – or even to plan a longer trip taking in more of the […]

Aeroplane, Kowloon, Hong Kong 1996

Sunday Photo – Hong Kong Flight Path 1996

Before Hong Kong built a new airport on Lamma Island aeroplanes used to land on a landing strip on crowded Hong Kong Island. The flight path took the planes low over Kowloon where this shot was taken.

My Top Ten Big Cities Outside Europe #8 – Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China (population 7.4 million) I visited the then British colony in 1996, a trip that was also to see me taking a slow boat to China and a fast one to then Portuguese Macau. I travelled with my brother Ed and we had a fantastic time. Here are some of the highlights. Victoria […]

YACHT – MY TWENTY-FIFTH TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

I have ‘sailed’ a yacht three times, each time as crew to experienced yachtsmen. The first time was a nice serene affair around Plymouth Sound. The second and third occasions were however described by each skipper as the “worst conditions that I have ever sailed in!” The first of these two gale-force episodes took place in […]

VESSEL – MY TWENTY-SECOND TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

I have been on vessels of all shapes and sizes from rowing boats to cruise ships from battle ships to pleasure boats and from submarines to a Chinese junk. You have already read accounts of my experiences on a paddle steamer, a foxtrot sub, a ferry boat, a kayak and some cruise ships, whilst there […]

KAYAK – MY ELVENTH TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

In 1996 I travelled to Hong Kong with my brother Ed to stay with my other brother’s brother-in-law and his wife on the edge of a lake in the New Territories. One night us three blokes went on a real bender in Central HK and eventually returned at seven in the morning by taxi, still rolling […]