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After spending the morning packing and responding to your comments on the blog, we left for one last stroll around Hong Kong. We ended up wandering yet another street market and elbowed our way across busy streets. We witnessed how one bicyclist was almost run over by a truck. They started screaming at each other. […]

Today, Monday, we had the pleasure of visiting with some amazing students and teachers from the German Swiss International School in Hong Kong. We were able to explore the school and visit with Pre-Kindergarten through 4th grade students. They do not wear a uniform (only for P.E.). A typical school day starts at 7:40 am […]

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 […]

History of Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a very unique history, it was under British control for 99 years. On July 1, 1997, China took Hong Kong back. Hong Kong is also known as the Pearl of the Orient, and it is one of the worldʼs greatest cities and financial centers. Hong Kong has a unique mixture of Eastern […]

Laser Show & Star Ferry

After seeing an amazing view on Victoria Peak in the afternoon, we wanted to check out the night view from the opposite direction. We took the Star Ferry across Hong Kong Harbor and found a nice small cozy spot among thousands of other people who were ready to watch a Laser Show to music of […]

Victoria Peak

We woke up to a beautiful sunny day in Hong Kong. The temperature was around 21 Degree. We only needed to wear a light T-shirt or blouse. We took a taxi to The German Swiss International School who was holding their annual Christmas Bazaar. We will be able to visit this school again on Monday. […]

Here is a picture of one of the many taxis that are buzzing around Hong Kong. Most of them are the color red. Can you see the driver on the right side of the car? Ms. Barnwell’s class was the first class to respond with the reason for that. Way to go third graders!!!! Since […]

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