Friday, July 04, 2008

Port of Call: Hong Kong

Hong Kong - where East meets West...Pearl of the Orient. The first few shots are from a cable car climbing the hillside.

Hong Kong skyline and Victoria Harbor

Shots from the hotel

Tiger Balm Gardens. The first couple shots are of Aw Boon Haw's mansion. He built the Gardens in appreciation for the success he had with selling Tiger Balm - the Ben Gay of the East.
The garden
Dragon Wall next to Hew Par Mansion
Hew Par Mansion

Aberdeen - the floating city in the southern part of Hong Kong.

Enjoying some scrumptious Cantonese cuisine

The New Territories


I'm sure there are some interesting stories on this bench

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The USS Midway
The Tip of the Sword: A Brief History of the USS Midway
Gator Control: The VA-115
Aircraft of the USS Midway

On the Deck and In the Air, 1974-77
Pollywog to Shellback: Crossing the Line, 1975

Japan: A Forward-based Homefront
Home: Yokosuka and Nagai
Japan: Kamakura, Fuji and Izu areas
Ports of Call
Subic Bay
Hong Kong

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