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Hong Kong I: Kowloon, Harbour, Bullet Holes and Slow Trams

I arrived in Hong Kong late in the evening from Macau on the fabulous Cotai Jet ferry. Hong Kong allows Indian passport holders to travel visa free for up to 30 days. HK Immigration held me for a while and quizzed me. Apparently the building where my hostel was located (Mirador Mansions) is also a haven for illegal immigrants. Continue reading

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Macau: A Mixture of Portugal, China and Las Vegas

The one thing that comes to mind when I think of Macau is “Kaala akshar bhains barabar”. Throughout my time in Macau I felt like an illiterate. Macau was (and still remains) the single biggest language barrier I have ever faced. Continue reading

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