Tag Archives: Hong Kong
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
This was the view from our hotel on our last night in Hong Kong.
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
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
After getting off the Star Ferry at Central Pier today, we stumbled upon a very familiar logo at a construction building.
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
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
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
Through the course of the past 11 days, we’ve discovered Violet has a love-hate relationship with sleep. She loves to sleep (when she wants to), and she hates to wake up. About 1/2 of the time when she wakes up, … Continue reading