Category Archives: Travel

Journal of Leslie’s travels

Hong Kong, China

I have been here many times over the years but my last two visits are recorded on my blog at https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2010/10/19/hong-kong/   and   https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/hong-kong-china/ I have not done much sightseeing but yesterday I started out with a walking tour of the … Continue reading

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Macau, China

I took a tour to Macau as I am getting a bit tired of organizing these trips myself.  The tour took the fast ferry both ways.  Last week a 55 kilometre bridge opened connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China.  … Continue reading

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Shenzhen, China

My second day in Hon Kong, I went across the border to Shenzhen, China.  Doing this involves all of the immigration departure and arrival formalities on both sides of the border in both directions, adding about 45 minutes time to … Continue reading

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Manila, The Philippines

This is the second time that I have been here. Here is a link to the blog post for the first time when I went on a tour of the old city and visited a museum. https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2013/11/04/manila-philippines/ I have been … Continue reading

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Kaohsiung is Taiwan’s largest port and second largest city. It started out as a fishing village but now is a very modern city with lovely buildings and beautiful parks. After the past two days experiences with crowds, I decided to … Continue reading

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Keelung (Taipei) Taiwan

This is the port for Taipei. We have an overnight stay here. I took the train into Taipei the first day with my main objective to see the National Palace Museum which is a very busy tourist destination. The National … Continue reading

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Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Japan

  Ishigaki Island is the main island of the Yaeyama Islands and the region’s transportation hub. Ishigaki City, Japan’s southernmost city, is the only urban center of the Yaeyama Islands. The Yaeyama Islands have a rich history and culture going … Continue reading

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