Heart and Hub: 3 weeks on board. January 12th 2009 Hong Kong to Shanghai:
Sunday 11th January 2009.
Our day in Hong Kong was a delight. We travelled on the pilot boat to Central at about 8.30am and waited awhile to get immigration clearance. Daniel and Maria accepted our advice that a trip to the Peak would appeal to them, so we walked to the terminus and left them there. I had found a reference to our Tea House on the map so we proceede ... read more
Asia » China » Qufu For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Pilate Pete and Cruisin' Susan are a pilot and lawyer team. We have enjoyed many adventures (including living in the South Pacific) have cruised on a cargo vessel around the world, Barged about France, and this time we are boating through Russia and the Baltic countries.... full info