Star Ferry April 20th 2009 The Star Ferry is one of the iconic images of Hong Kong. The beginning of the Star Ferry dates back to 1880, when an enterprising cook named Dorabjee Naorojee Mithaiwala began The Kowloon Ferry Company, with service across Victoria Harbour. His first ship was named The Morning Star.
In 1898 the Star Ferry company became a public company, taking its name from its steamships, all of which ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong » Kowloon 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