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Old 06-06-2006, 05:13 PM   #1
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So I get in at 7 a.m. and fly at 9 a.m. the next morning. Leaving me with 26 hours in HK and a big dose of jetlag. Any suggestions of what to do? I've been to HK before but don't remember much because I was a walking zombie from the 24 hour flight, but I'm determined to kick the 'lag much better this time. :D

Anything free and accessible is good, something fun but not too exhausting...fun places to just meander around and people-watch, places with good street food for me to sink my asian-food-deprived chompers into some tasty grub. I really don't quite know what I want to do...I was wondering if I should go to Disneyland because I've never ever been to any form of Disneyland anywhere in the world, but I don't think I'm going to do that.

Oh, anyone happen to be there on the 11th of July? :P
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Here would be my list:

1.) Use the moving sidewalks that are one level above the street in Central to explore the town a bit - they are less strenuous then simply walking and allow you to not have to deal with the traffic.

2.)Stop off at at the Dublin Jack for a late English breakfast.

3.) Check out the wet market - gotta love seeing all the crazy fish/animals that are still alive and and out for sale on the street.

4.)Make your way up to the Peak tram and go up Victoria peak to check out the view....its breathtaking.

5.)Take the Star Ferry over to Kowloon and wander around a bit (think the ferry costs $0.50 USD each way, roughly). The views of Hong Kong from the ferry are also breathtaking.

Hong Kong is a cool city. Unfortunately, I have only had 1 or 2 day stopovers myself, but these things are always fun to do. Lan Kwai Fong is the happening bar/club district if you want something to do at night. Wan Chai also has some good pubs but is a bit seedier.
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Thanks! Sounds like some good ideas there...

Can't believe I'll be back in Asia in a month. Weirdness.
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