Day Twelve Hong Kong – Lantau Island Buddha

Day Twelve Hong Kong – Lantau Island Buddha

Our last day in HK is a free day and we take a trolley, a subway, and a tram out to Lantau Island to see the giant, bronze Buddha. The tram is about 30 minutes and goes over two small mountains, with views of the ocean and surrounding jungles. We can see the Buddha...
Day Eleven Hong Kong – Victoria Peak & Night Market

Day Eleven Hong Kong – Victoria Peak & Night Market

On our way to Victoria Peak Calvin gives us some history about Hong Kong, it’s British roots and the changes since the handover. We learn that the one child policy is not effective in HK and that they still have an alternate form of government – they call it a...
Day Ten Hong Kong Central District

Day Ten Hong Kong Central District

We get to sleep in until 830, which is so awesome!! Shawn takes us to the airport and 7 of us head to Hong Kong. After a lovely flight over the tropical islands, we land in Hong Kong and meet our new guide, Calvin. He is wearing a face mask and explains that his wife...
Day Nine Shanghai Jin Mao Tower and the Bund

Day Nine Shanghai Jin Mao Tower and the Bund

We have our first free morning in Shanghai, but only a few hours. We go to the local market to do some shopping and have a quick lunch before reconvening at the hotel to head to Jin Mao tower. We meet a few junior high boys that help us to find the market we were...

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