Category Archives: Asia

A Missing Suitcase and a Burglary

There used to be a time when missing luggage was a regular occurrence and I always thanked my lucky stars if all our bags were on the carrousel. If something was missing, however, it always eventually turned up, creating inconvenience … Continue reading

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Cheung Chau – another outlying island in Hong Kong

You may remember that during our stopover in Hong Kong 5 weeks ago, I shunned shopping to follow a sign saying “To the outlying islands” and we had a most enjoyable afternoon and evening visiting Lamma Island. So on the … Continue reading

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Flying into Sydney – one day late!

It’s about 6 am and I wake up in our hotel room in Hong Kong with a strange feeling. I look at my iPhone and see there is a message from Leonardo. Panic! Why is he ringing me? I see … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Bangkok

When I think of Bangkok, I think of gold and garish colours. I also think of contrasts. We happened to be there for the Queen’s birthday and everyone was wearing yellow T-shirts. We had a most unusual experience which I’ll … Continue reading

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