Hong Kong & Macau August 5th 2010 Nearly all the people may be Chinese but you know straight away you’re back in the empire when you see orderly queues at the bus stops.
You haven’t really experienced Hong Kong as a backpacker until you’ve stayed in Chungking Mansions. Located in an area otherwise filled with nice hotels and shopping malls the building is basically a glorified asylum centre filled with cheap guesthouses ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong 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
I started writing this as a way of reassuring my friends and family I was still alive and not in prison.
Always planning the next adventure.
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