Winter holidays 3 – Hong Kong (Part 2)

Day two in the urban metropolis that is Hong Kong had me visit two museum - the history museum and, across from it, the science museum. As an environmental historian (by training), I was particularly enamoured with the history museum, which chronicled the city's history from its pre-historic origins to its present-day incarnation. I thought …

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Winter holidays 3 – From Vietnam to Hong Kong

So it was time for me to leave .... I admit I misjudged the timing (again). My flight left at 10.30am, so I reckoned I needed to be at the airport by 7.30am. I told my hotel and we agree 6.50am for drop off. The roads were quiet, though, and the airport seemed close by. …

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