A 55 minute fast ferry ride away from Hong Kong,
But, for most visitors to
People who know
We stayed at the Royal Hotel. Once again, when we arrived we thought they had confused with some very important guests. For $70 US we were embalmed in marble and crystal on the top floor of a very elegant hotel. We had every possible amenity, including free internet, and wonderful bed linens. Although the hotel was slightly removed from the action, the guide book noted it was attractive for this reason. We agreed since we were here to sightsee and eat, not gamble or hang around a neon strip.
We had a great time. We explored with no real destination in mind. We constantly found marvelous vistas, including this early evening view of the roads and bridges heading over to Mainland
At this point, we are altering our itinerary daily, especially since the BBC is reporting unseasonably high temperatures for
But for now, we have a plan. We’re taking the 25 hour, 25 minute train trip from Hong Kong to