Day 8 Aberdeen, IFC Mall and Wan Chai, Hong Kong

This morning we caught a rush hour train to Central, then a bus across to Aberdeen via the toll tunnel.   Aberdeen is located on the south of the island and was one of the first locations that British armed forces landed in 1841 and was named after the 4th Earl of Aberdeen.   Our first stop …

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Day 9. Stanley and the Star Ferry, Hong Kong

After breakfast it was time to pack.  Even though we had bought several bags of clothes, a remote controlled helicopter and various other bits and pieces, it wasn't too difficult as Emirates provide a generous 30kg baggage allowance and we had plenty of room in our large suitcases. We checked out of the Ibis Hotel, North Point …

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Day 10. A day in Dubai

After a smooth flight, we arrived in Dubai at 5.00 am local time.  Our luggage had been checked through to Manchester, and as we had a lengthy time between flights we planned a quick sightseeing tour of the city. We cleared immigration quickly and had free visas stamped into our passports.  Dubai metro is connected …

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