Tag: Hong Kong
The pink dolphins of Hong Kong
Away in an old fishing village, there are regular tours of something I have never heard of before, pink dolphins. More commonly called the Chinese White Dolphin but affectionately called pink dolphins for this unusual pink and white-colored dots making themselves stand out against the dark water. I found this tour in Tai O village,…
Walking into a restaurant in a foreign country with no English menu and only a few pictures scattered around you and must make a decision by pointing and hoping for the best. This is a photo in Hong Kong at a window kitchen from the bottom floor of a large apartment building in Kawloon. There…
Bracelets of travelers
Have you ever been sitting in a hostel and looked around to notice that there were a lot of people wearing mulitable bracelets of different colors and materials. I noticed this shortly after landing in Auckland. Is this a backpacking trend? In short, yes. I wasn’t on board at first, yet I understood it. Backpackers…
Solo, one way, extended trip
Coming back after a extended trip can be hard for anyone. There are many emotions evolved in the days before you leave and the trip home. Weather it is a few hour car ride or a full day flight, the travel beings the emotions of home very real. My latest trip was almost eight months…
Hot Springs ☆ Hong Kong
These are not like normal hot springs you are thinking of. These hot springs are way too hot to swim in. It’s nice to visit this spot and you can even grab a cup of coffee but there is not much else in this area.
Hong Kong madness
Hong Kong is a city built in layers that rise high into the sky; always busy and awake. The people working in this crazy city work one of the longest work hours of the world.
Big Buddha on Lantau Island
Big Buddha on Lantau Island was built on the beautiful grounds of Po Lin Monastery. The real name of Big Buddha is Tian Tan Buddha and was built in 1993 out of bronze and stands about 111 feet. Big Buddha isn’t old for Asia standards but is absolutely worth the trip. It takes 268 steps…