August 16: Halfway to Paris. Hong Kong, Tired and Rambling August 16th 2019 Mild turbulence and a thunderstorm welcomes us as we descend into Hong Kong. The ‘refreshment meal’ has been and gone, and it’s dawned on me that airline food is a bit like my old school lunches. Different food of course, but a filler just the same.
We ate curried beef brisket earlier, and the chef has just dished out something described as cottage beef pie. What a wild imagination he ha ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island » Stanley 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