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We were very lucky to be able to communicate throughout our journey to China through this blog with the teachers and students from SJEDS. Every hotel we stayed in, had Internet connections available for us, some faster than others. During our last day in Shanghai, we started having problems accessing certain websites, such as the […]

Hong Kong Video

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Lantau Island

Jose had an amazing day exploring the island of Lantau. We all took a ferry and enjoyed a beautiful ride in the warm sunshine. The picture you see of Jose was taken on the ferry while leaving the harbor of Hong Kong. After about one hour we arrived in Lantau, where we jumped on a […]

Mrs. St-Cyr felt adventurous yesterday. We ventured on our own onto the streets of Hong Kong and bravely entered a local restaurant that had come recommended by our hotel concierge. When we got there we felt that it must be a pretty good restaurant indeed, since there were many people waiting in line for a […]

Hong Kong has some amazing buildings. Most of the skyscrapers are elegant shaped, skinny, and shinning buildings. They are beautiful to look at. In the city, before a company builds any building a Feng Shui Master has to approve the plans. Legend has it that a dragon lives on the hillside of Hong Kong. When […]

The second letter you are receiving for your acrostic puzzle is : “L” stand for Legend: The Legend of The Nine Dragons The mainland overlooking Hong Kong is called Kowloon, which means Nine Dragons. Legend says that the boy emperor Ping, who once lived there, noticed there were eight hills so he called them the […]