Hong Kong, China and Macau (Part 3)

Sensibleness went completely out of the window the following day. We went to meet the ex-pat (last seen drinking with us at 4am on a street in Hong Kong), who worked as a golf pro in one of Chinas new courses. This was pretty interesting, not least because the taxi driver decided to photograph me halfway through the journey. The new middle classes of China are very keen on golf, and we met a 9 year old girl with a serious ability and even more serious parents.

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Hong Kong, China and Macau (Part 1)

Now here’s a thing – I can actually remember the moment I decided I was going to travel for the first time. I don’t remember all the details, but it was in High School Geography. We had a text book that had a picture of Hong Kong from a hillside. I looked at it and thought “I’m going there”. I turned the page and there was a picture of LA, with the mountains behind. I thought “I’m going there as well”. Continue reading