Repulse Bay April 9th 2009 Repulse Bay
Though you wouldn’t know it from the beach views of today, Repulse Bay has a long, and somewhat grim, history of military importance. Its name comes from the British warship the HMS Repulse which chased out the local pirates operating in the area. During World War II, the Repulse Bay Hotel housed British troops. When the Japanese invaded in 1941, they took over the ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong... ... read more
I'm an independent single woman who loves to travel. Favorite place to visit in a new country? The grocery store.
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Until then, here are some of my favorite quotes about traveling:
"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. "
- Lao Tzu
"I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine."
- Caskie Stinnett
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."
“Whenever I ﬁnd myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly N... full info