Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Travelling from Sydney to Hong Kong
leisurely start - leaving the Hotel at 11:00.
There's an air of excitement - an
Airbus A380 has landed.
Other than that - as a seasoned traveler there's not a lot to report.
I find a Sushi restaurant. A friendly waiter happily sorts out my
fist full of random change.
Now it's bizarre to watch a film as you're being hurled across the South China Sea
showing familiar scenes of home - Liverpool Street Station, Bishopsgate. And the
Aviva Building transformed into the evil empire's HQ.
And when I'm not watching films I'm totally absorbed with a "Sudoku Xtreme" puzzle book. In fact
the same one puzzle is yet to be completed. I'm not an expect player,
and I'm arrogantly assuming that years of designing hardware with
combinational logic will help.
It's a challenge.
Hong Kong Airport
... is all rather good!
Don Lau's Deluxe Van, an unregistered taxi, gets us to our hotel.
(May be we should have queued for a regular taxi? May be we were ripped
Metropark Hotel, Kowloon
Metropark Hotel Kowloon, Hong Kong, formerly known as "The Metropole
Hotel". Add the last bit if you are tell a taxi where to go - there
appears to be another Metropark....
Other than the duplicated name - it's fine!
soon enjoying our McPepper burgers at midnight, a few minute's walk from
All images © N G Hubbard November 2006