At 9:40am on Saturday 21st September, we arrived at Hong Kong International Airport after a surprisingly straightforward 24hour journey from Heathrow, via Mumbai . We were immediately confronted by news reports of a grade 8 typhoon heading straight for us. After quickly updating our bucket list to include ‘dancing naked in storm’ we set off to the bus stop.
Hong Kong is a busy place to say the very least, packed with impressive sky scrapers and with roads filled with buses and trams, it’s a bustling and incredibly efficient city. The bus took us to the Yesinn at Fortress Hill, our first hostel, which offered a simple room with 2-beds on the 15th floor of a skyscraper.
Later that evening, we headed out exploring. Within moments we were delighted to find that geeky shoes are perfectly acceptable here and that tomorrow we could appear in public in our walking sandals…
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