Monthly Archives: April 2016

Tai O

Tai O Fishing Village Tai O is an old fishing village in the “New Territories” of Hong Kong. It is actually a small island connected to the west of Lantau Island by two small bridges. In addition to fishing, it … Continue reading

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Repulse Bay

Repulse Bay Hong Kong A beautiful beach on the south central shore of Hong Kong Island that is accessible by public transportation from the city. It is a long curved sand beach with a promenade that makes for a lovely … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Hong Kong

Aberdeen’s Jumbo Floating Restaurant In the south west part of Hong Kong Island are the Aberdeen Typhoon Shelters and the famous Jumbo Floating Restaurant. It is also home of the Aberdeen Harbour Club. Here is a satellite image, courtesy of … Continue reading

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Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak on Hong Kong Island The highest point on Hong Kong Island offers a panoramic view of the city below. On a clear day you can see the short distance across Victoria Harbour to Kowloon on the mainland.   The … Continue reading

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Kowloon

Park Hotel in Kowloon, Hong Kong We landed in Hong Kong before the sun rose, and arrived at the hotel around 8:45. The adventure began back in Toronto about 1:30 AM when we were waiting to board our plane. People … Continue reading

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Singapore River Cruise

Singapore River cruise When the Sapphire Princess visited Singapore for a day in the middle of the cruise, we booked a river cruise of the city. This is what the boat looked like. The tour began at  Clarke Quay. There … Continue reading

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Garden by the Bay

Forest in the Clouds Singapore has a magnificent conservation park called Gardens by the Bay. There are two pods, built like green houses, but about 6 stories high. It is a twenty minute walk from the hotel. The conservation domes … Continue reading

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Singapore 2016

Singapore, the Lion City The Republic of Singapore is an Island City State at the southern tip of Asia with a population of over 5 million people. It is a commercial, financial, and transportation hub for Asia, and is a … Continue reading

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Singapore at Night

Singapore is a beautiful city. My first view of it was at night when we arrived at our hotel. Part of our cruise package with Princess Cruises included a one night stay over in Singapore and transfers from the airport … Continue reading

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virus, sermon, lunar eclipse

This month’s “#blogboost” challenge begins a few days late for me because I have been looking after some details to make this site more secure for my visitors. I have taken some time to add protection to the files and to … Continue reading

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