Hong Kong

Hong Kong (2013)

Hong Kong (2013)

Hong Kong is the sixteenth country I visited. Technically, it is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, but let’s not get our political panties in a twist here. This region boasts a fabulous skyline but what I loved the most was being in presence of the world’s tallest outdoor bronze seated Buddha statue. Enjoy our memories and moments as you visit the individual cities below.


Ngong Ping

Dates visited: March 25, 2013 We visited the Ngong Ping village on Lantau Island to see Tian Tan Buddha (aka Big Buddha)—world’s tallest outdoor bronze seated Buddha statue (112 ft tall). It was an exciting trip just getting to the statue. We took the glass-bottomed Ngong Ping Cable Car from …

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Central

Dates visited: March 25, 2013 Central is the central business district on Hong Kong Island. Supposedly, the “island side” buildings make this the most beautiful skyline in the world. We saw it (from the “Kowloon side” during the day and all lit-up during the night, and I have to agree …

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Kowloon

Dates visited: March 24, 2013 – March 27, 2013 The minute we left the airport, I just loved the sight of colored taxis—red, green and blue. Kowloon was our base during our Hong Kong stay and our hotel room had a magnificent view of the Hong Kong skyline (supposedly, the …

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