Day 4.  Kowloon Walled City Park and an afternoon in Stanley

Another misty morning, and an unusual hotel breakfast combination of Chinese dumplings and Scotch pancakes with maple syrup but equally tasty.  Leaving our hotel we called in to the nearby Java Street market, a large indoor wet market over three floors selling fish, meat, fruit vegetables and flowers.  The fish market was the most interesting as …

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Day 7.  Visiting the Po Lin Monastery and Tai O Village

A clear morning with no signs of any mist so after breakfast we took the MTR to Tung Chung, located at the end of the Tung Chung line.  Our plan for this morning was to visit NGong Ping to see both the Big Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery. On recent visits I have travelled …

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