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Great Buddha

At Po Lin Monastery
Buddhas in the mist

September 15th 2006
With a 20+ hour slog from London->Sydney not appealing to me, I once again decided to break up the journey with a stopover. Hong Kong was my destination of choice - the other options were either places I'll see in more detail next year (e.g. Bali) or places I don't particularly want to see again (e.g. Singapore). Plus I genuinely like Hong Kong, in particular the numerous opportunities it gives ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong

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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