Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong’

Tombsweeping in Hong Kong

April 26th, 2010
A Hall in the first tomb

There's about 1000 spaces on each side of this hall - can you smell the money? :) - probably not the smell of incense is quite potent My Grandmother and Grandfather - the picture was recently updated to include both of them. Some people gathered outside waiting for their turn to bow and make offerings to their ...

Hong Kong ate my Money

October 22nd, 2009
expensive hong kong

$ $ $ $ I've been stuck in Hong Kong since Wednesday last week and I've come to realize just how relatively expensive everything is! Now that I'm accustomed to Chinese pricing I can no longer look at everything relative to the dollar. A pork bun for $6HKD - that's 5.6RMB - bloody expensive! I could ...

Crazy China – Another Day in Paradise

August 24th, 2009
Crazy China

Every day I feel a little less motivated to do this :) China is crazy. That just about sums it up. I've been running several events in the Nanshan area this past month including Volleyball, a Chinese language corner, and a weekly social event. This past Sunday I learned one of my participants was late because ...

HongKong and Back Again

July 31st, 2009
Hong Kong boarder crossing forms

Well I'm off to Hong Kong again this afternoon (hopefully) and I thought I would share the experience with you. In order to get across the boarder besides having your passport in order with the proper visas you'll also need to fill out the following forms. o.. btw I'm going to open a bank ...

Happy Chinese New Year 新年好!

February 3rd, 2009

So begins my account of my adventures over the Chinese new year. For those of you that don't know the Chinese holiday extended from January 26th to about February 2nd. The holiday is heavily populated with fireworks, family gatherings, community events and a shmorgasborg of other celebratory customs. 1-27-09 The Boat, The Fireworks, and the Fishing ...