Tag Archives: China

Just 6 Weeks Later

Fairly frequently, I experience difficulty sleeping after working late, and I end up either watching tv or pointlessly browsing the Internet until I think I’m tired enough to fall asleep. One of the sites I sometimes visit is an adoption … Continue reading

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Travel Notes: Power in China

Having participated in a few forums, I know the subject of power comes up frequently. I thought it might be a good idea to document what I used while in China for others who are unsure about it. There are … Continue reading

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Tsing Ma Bridge

On the cab ride from the hotel to the airport, we drove on the Tsing Ma Bridge, the world’s 6th largest suspension bridge. Before the cab ride, neither Shannon nor I knew it existed. During the ride, my little engineer … Continue reading

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Our Last Night in Hong Kong

This was the view from our hotel on our last night in Hong Kong.

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At the Hong Kong Airport

We’re through security now and on our way home. The flight is leaving 15 minutes early, but we have a good hour to wait before boarding. The passengers lined up in the Elite Access check-in line looked terrified at the … Continue reading

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Day #13: Victoria Peak, Mid-Levels Escalator, SOHO, and IFC

We awoke this morning to sun and blue skies with temperatures in the 50′s. It was a welcome site as our plan for the day was to get across the harbor to the island and see Victoria Peak. Yesterday, the … Continue reading

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A Familiar Logo

After getting off the Star Ferry at Central Pier today, we stumbled upon a very familiar logo at a construction building.

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Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Today at a bookstore, a store employee admonished me to take care of Violet’s lip better. She informed us that the cold was chapping her lip, and she needed something on it. It took a bit of explaining to set … Continue reading

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Day #12: Raining Again

Since we’ve been in China, I think we’ve had maybe 3 days where it was neither raining nor snowing. It may have been more than that, but it seems like only 3 days. Today was no different. Hong Kong is … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Symphony of Lights

As night falls on Hong Kong, many of the buildings on both the island and peninsula light up. At 8 PM, their lights are synchronized with music on a local radio station creating what Hong Kong calls their Symphony of … Continue reading

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