Mum's Visit pt. 1 February 6th 2007 On the 22nd of January I got the bus from Xiamen to Hong Kong. The trip itself wasn't too bad; a nine hour trip on a reasonably comfortable coach with lunch thrown in at a hotel along the way. I found the hotel in Kowloon without too much difficulty and had a couple of hours to myself to relax and watch a bit of English language TV before Mum's flight arrived at about 10 that evening.
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Asia » Hong Kong » Kowloon 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
Ok, so I'm finally doing it. On Saturday 12th of August I fly to Shanghai and then on to Xiamen to start my year as an English teacher in China. I'll try to update this as much as possible, don't forget to email me and let me know how things are going where ever you are . . .... full info