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Ferry to Kowloon

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Top deck of star ferry

Top deck of star ferry

Yet another must do on a visit to Hong Kong is a star ferry ride across the channel from Central to Kowloon¬† –¬† pronounced the native way, Kowloon has a nice rounded sound – like “cow-loong”. They say that on a clear day, from a vantage point, one can see as far away as the mainland china. However, on a winter day, it is impossible to see Kowloon skyline from Central or vice versa. So why do this ride at all? Apart from the fact that for many of us a ferry ride is unusual and therefore exciting, it is the cheapest thing one can do in Hong Kong – at $2 HKG per ride, it is cheaper than price of a dimsum plate at a street vendor.

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Written by Som

December 31, 2009 at 9:32 am

Posted in China, Hong Kong

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