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Getting ready for the Lunar (Chinese) New Year  
   

Getting ready for the Lunar (Chinese) New Year

On January 26, 27, and 28 Asia will be celebrating the Year of the Ox. It's a really BIG deal in Hong Kong and in other reagions of Asia.
Hong Kong - Stop #2

January 12th 2009
After 26 hours of traveling, a detour to Seoul, Korea, and an early morning plane change in Seoul we set foot on Hong Kong island. Something about stong head winds, low fuel, and then the need for a new flight crew added the unexpected additional 7 hours to our flight. But, after a short nap and shower we were ready to see how much Hong Kong had changed since we were last there in 1998. The f ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island

Chinese/Hong Kong Flag 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
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