I love how the streets are for pedestrians only in this area, and vehicles are not allowed. There's also lots of bargains to be had (mostly for counterfeit goods), but the salespeople are way too agressive.
Shenzhen February 16th 2009 We took the Hong Kong metro into Shenzhen to spend the day. Since we all held Canadian passports, we were able to get a visitors Visas issued right at the border for a fee of 125 CYN each (renminbi/yuan. $1 Canadian = approx. 5.5 CYN). This is much better than the 500-750 CYN we would have had to pay if we went to a Visa place in Hong Kong - where we would have had to hand over our passports for 3 ... read more
Asia » China » Guangdong » Shenzhen 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