Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Hong Kong

Stepping out of the aeroplane in Hong Kong,  the balmy air hits you and it was as if we had walked into a huge sauna.

We stopped off here, for a couple of days to break the journey  and  to explore a little of this fascinating place. 


We waste no time in going out and the City streets are bustling with people rushing about their business, cars speeding by, people on pushbikes  and the tall skyscrapers that reach up into the sky.

One of the most populated places on Earth and apparently it is recorded in the Guiness book of records for having the most skyscrapers. This was the view from the seventeenth floor of the Hotel where we were staying and  overlooking Victoria harbour which was lovely but unfortunately the weather was wet so made it hard to take photos.

There was a major construction area down below and we were told  they were building a bridge and new road formation

Hong Kong by night -was fun to watch the spectacular light show  which beamed out a dazzling array of colourful lights everywhere.
 Thankfully I am over the jet lag and then day light saving started in the weekend, so still waking up bright and early and getting back into a routine again.

Wishing you a wonderful Wednesday
Thank you for dropping by to see me and I look forward to coming to say hello to you.


  1. A few days in Hong Kong sounds like a lot of fun!

  2. Wow, Hong Kong, Carolyn! It looks like the city is lively and bursting with energy, and the night is fun with the colorful light shows. How nice that you got to experience this, my friend. It's one place that the girls have never visited before in their travels.

    love, ~Sheri

  3. My dearest Carolyn,
    thank you for those stunning pictures from Hong Kong ....really big and spectacular!
    Wishing oyu a wonderful week, my dear friend,
    sending Love and hugs and blessings!
    Claudia xoxox

  4. What a city! Hong Kong sounds very exotic I must far from here. Thank´s for sharing this place with us, lovely!
    Have a great week...

  5. Hello Carolyn,
    How beautiful. Thank you for sharing the great pictures. Enjoy the rest of your trip...I hope the weather improves.
    Big hug,

  6. I haven't been to Hong Kong for many years so it was really cool to see your pics and hear about your experience there Carolyn.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  7. Wow, how exciting, Carolyn!!! Enjoy your vacation!!! xoxo

  8. So good you are getting used to your normal life at home again dear Carolyn.
    The photoes from Hong Kong looks wonderful, I love the bus in pink :-) and oh the buildings, was you scared living so high up, in your hotel ? You must have so many fantastic memories from that special city, dear.
    Hugs, from Dorthe

  9. I'm sure it was a great place to visit. I prefer a slow paced life so don't think I could survive there for very long. :) Best wishes, Tammy

  10. Really interesting...thx for sharing!

  11. Wowww hong kong !!!...what a great from me Ria. X

  12. Realmente impresionante Hong kong ,,espero que tengas un feliz día

  13. It sounds as though it is as busy and bustling as I imagine, never thought about the heat though! Glad you enjoyed it! xx

  14. Hong Kong!
    I don't know if I could manage there. I'm small town material.
    Appreciate you taking us along to see the city though.
    You must have been on a big adventure!

  15. Dear Carolyn
    Thank you for the nice Pictures from Hong Kong. Sooo wonderful!
    I wish you a happy rest of the week and send you a lot of greetings. Love and Hugs Yvonne

  16. Dearest Carolyn,
    Glad you got to enjoy this breathtaking city! Always bustling, day and night.
    We enjoyed it while having a Congress there years ago and did some sight seeing and shopping. Fond memories!

  17. Some amazing skyscrapers here - nice that you were able to stop and enjoy a couple of days in Hong Kong.

    Happy October Wishes

    All the best Jan

  18. What a great city! Thanks for sharing this wonderful trip

  19. I love all you share my sweet friend.
    Love Jeanne

  20. Hong Kong is such an exciting destination isn't it Carolyn.
    It's a while since I was there as I fly Emirates these days so travel via Dubai.
    Good to see you have recovered from the jet lag and life is getting back to normal.
    Shane x

  21. Hi Carolyn! these pictures are wonderful! I think that the Honk King is a unique place!

  22. Hello Carolyn, we break our journey on the way to and from Australia by staying in Hong Kong, so I know exactly what you mean about the sauna heat and the bustle. (Our son lives in Adelaide).
    We were lucky enough to be there for the Chinese New Year last time we went. It was so colourful and even busier if that’s possible!

  23. Fascinating indeed! A completely different world...
    I wonder how much (and in what direction) it has changed since going back to PRC.
    Thank you for sharing the experience... :)
    And thank you for coming by to visit me!
    I hope you have a fantastic weekend, dear Carolyn...
    Warm hugs,
    ~ Irina

  24. Thank you for the birthday wishes for Jess, Carolyn. We appreciate that very much. It was nice that you stopped by on her special day.

    love, ~Sheri

  25. Dear Carolyn,
    The photos are just stunning, but I am sure it does not compare to actually being there... Thank you for sharing, dear friend,


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