A first good look July 3rd 2002 Waking up on my hard bed I could feel vibrations going through my body, as well as a muffled but repeated sound - ... ... ... Each thump threw ripples on the surface of the glass of water standing by the bed, much like that effect from Jurassic Park where puddles of water would vibrate from the approaching T-Rex. A polite note from the hotel staff announced that ... read more
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
Meh... readers beware. I originally started this log to keep my mother up to date during a longer trip, but I quickly realized I wasn't about to waste my precious time off by sitting in some shady Internet café updating a blog nobody will read anyway. Nowadays it is more of a personal nostalgia and ego thing, but by all means, feel free to enjoy the speculations and hybris which will no doubt get reality checked soon enough.
I will add older travel logs as time permits.... full info