Monthly Archives: July 2011

Movie Review– Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II

I can’t believe I saw the final Harry Potter movie in Hong Kong. Perfect timing. I missed the US release date and we were in London for the blink of an eye. But in HK we stumbled across the Times … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and Tin Lok Bakery–Wan Chai Day

We decided to slow the pace and have a lighter day today. First plan was to climb Tai Mo Shan. That went bye bye when we heard about the hard uphill climb. Also it’s rainy and foggy so there will … Continue reading

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Maxim’s Palace, Sheung Wan, and The Peak

Woke up at 9ish to get ready for dimsum at Maxim’s Palace in City Hall. Wanted to beat the noon crowd. Doors open at 11am so we plotted to be there for door opening. We planned to take the free … Continue reading

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Big Buddha and Food courts

Alarm goes off at 8:30 and I leap from my bed eager to see the big Buddha. OL doesn’t move. I get dressed and start checking email. One of OL’s eyes slits open. Mornin. Finally the OL beast rises. We … Continue reading

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Let’s Go To Stanley!

After yesterday’s exhausting Kowloon on foot self guided tour of 10 hours, we decided to make today a chill day. We slept in until 10:30. Then we got dressed and headed to our favorite breakfast place, Cafe Kenon. Too slow … Continue reading

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Star Ferry to Kowloon

We were awakened at 3:30 am by some drunk ass munch repeatedly sliding his room card into our slot (causing a beeping noise) and then when it didn’t unlock he proceeded to jerk the handle and try to force his … Continue reading

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From Wan Chai to Repulse Bay

We slept 12 hours last night. Woke up at 9:15 feeling human again. Big plus of being in a tropical New York? My hair is super curly. Like Marilyn Monroe in the Amazon. We take our time getting up then … Continue reading

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Hogwarts in Hong Kong

The airline apologized multiple times for my tv not working. So unlike US airlines. Landing went smoothly. Taxi on runway took longer than usual due to intense fog. Appreciate pilot taking his time when he couldn’t see. Exiting took a … Continue reading

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