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March 3rd 2008
Published: March 4th 2008
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View from Cable Car
Hong Kong - We ventured up to the Victoria peak where the views of Hong Kong are quite spectacular. The tram trip up is so steep that the tall sky scrapers look like they are at a 45 degree angle. The view from the top has not changed since the last time i visited but the whole experience has now been made into the typical tourist attraction, making you walk through levels of tacky nic-nak shops before you actually reach the top. The same day we also decided to go to Stanley market, where we saw the perfect present for Carl Smith (hope you like them!!). We got the cable car accross the water to the top of a mountain where there is the biggest budder in the world - looked a little like tom 😊 Cable car journey would have been ok if it wasnt for the little Chinese man who told us that the cabel car had been closed for 3 months because one of them fell off. He then proceeded to shake our hands and wish us good luck - ARGH! We had a few good nights out with uncle Mike (thank you for your hospitality) and we
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250 steps to reach the top!
left for the airport with hangovers!


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Rocky

David in his rocky moment after reaching the top "Adrian"
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Where's Wally?

The top of the cable cars - see if you can spot David!
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On the train

HongKong people have a knack of falling asleep - or was it Kates conversation?
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Uncle Mike

in the Aviator before the hangovers started
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HongKong Skyline

A view from the top of Victoria Peak
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Cable Cars

20 minute ride to top of Lantau Island to see Big Buddah - thankfully this car stayed on!


11th March 2008

Hey You Guys!!
Missing you already!! Enjoy yourselves and Karl said, do not come back as hippies!! xx

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