Day 11. A visit to Stanley, Hong Kong

It was our final day in Hong Kong and fortunately it was to be a long one as we had arranged overnight flights back to the U.K. The sun was shining brightly through the large windows of the hotel restaurant as we enjoyed our final breakfast at the IBIS North Point.  Back in our room …

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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 11. Visiting Stanley and a Flight to Dubai

Our final day in Hong Kong - how quickly the time has passed by!   A leisurely hotel breakfast followed by quickly packing our suitcases before checking out.  It's been an enjoyable second stay for us at the Ibis North Point, a convenient location, good value  and rooms with superb views, we'd certainly consider it for …

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Day 9. Stanley, The Star Ferry and Returning to Hong Kong Airport

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 suitcases. We checked out of the Ibis Hotel, North Point mid …

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