We are staying in the Admiralty District of Hong Kong Island, which is just across the Victoria Harbour from Kowloon. Yesterday we took the MTR several stops over to the Mong Kok stop in Kowloon, an area full of shops and food markets. We walked from there back to Victoria Harbour and returned by ferry. So many […]
We spent yesterday afternoon walking around the Admiralty (where we are staying) and Central districts of Hong Kong island. It’s a built up area, densely packed with steep walkways. The temperature was high 80s and humid, but an occasional breeze kept things mostly comfortable. Near our hotel are tall buildings surrounded by lots of concrete and […]
Our first afternoon tea – always a delight to see the presentation. Today’s charms are the honeycomb and a dessert. The dessert is a small jello-like cube with Chinese dates and flowers inside.
We arrived late Friday night after more than a full day of traveling. The lounge is open late, so we were able to get a light bite of cookies and mineral water. We weren’t sure if we’d be able to sleep since it was about noon EDT and midnight here. No problem! Sleeping on the […]
We met Lachlan for the first time – and what a wonderful time we had with him and the rest of the family.
The views from the Mohonk trails are spectacular – here are a few panoramas to give a sense of the views.
Imagine our delight on Christmas Day when we realized the fog had lifted and the sun was shining! Out to the trails again.
We are visiting the Mohonk Mountain House for Christmas this year. Not a white Christmas by a long shot – unless you think of all that lack of visibility as white. It’s nearly 50 and rainy. Nevertheless, we had a lovely walk along the trails.