Tag Archives: Hong Kong

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 […]