Thursday, August 26, 2010
Getting to Hong Kong
We all rode together to pick up Jonah's visa and then headed straight for the East Railway Train station which was just around the corner. There's the infamous Asian Games construction going on, so where we were dropped off was ugly and would have been hard to find our way alone. Luckily, Amy had arranged for a porter to meet our van and carry the bags we were checking (for a small fee--well worth it), and lead us through security, immigration, and to our gate. She got us that far and we said our goodbyes.
Our in-China guides were super helpful again this time in China and I can't say enough good about them.
There were squatty potties as needed before you enter the HK district where they are locked. Apparently, they have issues with the *litter* dropping on the track.
The train station there was simple to navigate, reclaim our bags, and exchange some money. We took the "red" taxis to the airport hotel (for about $200HK).
Six Thumbs up on taking the train!