A Few Days in Hong Kong May 17th 2011 After I had seen the many beautiful Portuguese streets, villas, churches and forts of Macau, I popped across to Hong Kong expecting it to be similar. It isn’t. With the exception of the street names I didn’t see a great deal that would lead you to remember that this place was British until not that long ago. True, there are lots of western business types busying along the pavements and on t ... 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
A highlights package of trips generally focusing on one place or aspect. Fewer blogs are appearing seeing as, for some reason, I decided to never write more than one blog per country unless I lived there. Having got around quite a bit, I'm now revisiting many countries, hence fewer blogs. The master's degree severely got in the way of travelling, hopefully this PhD won't...
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