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Lantau Island

July 10th 2010
Today was absolutely amazing!! We went on a tour of Lantau Island, Hong Kong's biggest island. To get to there, we took a long cable bridge. The architects that created the bridge said there is enough steel in the bridge to wrap around the world 5 times!!!!! I thought that was so incredible. On the way to our first stop the tour bus stopped at a small beautiful beach. We all got out and took lots ... read more
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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
11th July 2010

Great trip; great blog
Really enjoyed your 'blog' on your trip to the island. Looked like a beautiful day. Your travellog sure had a lot of great information. I've seen pictures of the 'Big Budda' before, yet you really brought it to life. Not sure I could have made the 250 stairs, but it looked to be very rewarding once you got to the top. Looks as though you are making lots of new friends from all over the world. You are truly a world travel. Keep having fun! Love ya ... Dad

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