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Hong Kong-Day 6, The Wedding !!

Hong Kong – Day 6, The Wedding It finally arrived!! The Wedding Celebration, which is why we made the trip to Hong Kong. Nelsilya married Lyman Cummings Doyle. Just to refresh your memory, if you asked us, Lyman Doyle is the son of a good friends, Rosemary and Terry Doyle. Rosemary was a journalist colleague of my Aunt Sissy’s (Margaret) at TIME magazine for years. ...

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Hong Kong-Day 5

Hong Kong – Day 5 In this fabulous adventure, we are taking a day to recoup from all the walking and sightseeing of the past week.  In a new place, with the adrenaline speeding through, one tends to try to do everything !!!!  And we certainly have… Up until now the weather has been overcast with low-lying clouds.  The tops of the mountains (THE PEAK) ...

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Hong Kong-Day 4

We Walked 18,100 Steps. Touring the business section of Hong Kong Island today, we log over 18,000 steps. Included in the tour is the world’s longest escalator and walkway system.  It starts in the Central area and goes to Mid-Levels. It is the longest outdoor covered escalator system in the world. The entire system covers over 2,600 ft (almost 9 football fields) in distance and rises over 443 ft from ...

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Hong Kong-Day 1

Adventures in Hong Kong – Day 1 – Sunday, April 17, 2016 It was a really long flight to Hong Kong….24 hours door-to-door, more or less.  After 6 or 7 hours, it all blends into a LONG trip. Colton did GREAT and so did my other boy, Clifford. We get to the hotel and fall asleep again. On Sunday we meet up with our ...

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Paris & London

HOLLINS Abroad Paris Reunion – 100 Years I am a graduate of Hollins University located in Roanoke, VA.  While attending, had the opportunity to spend the year of 1979 studying abroad in PARIS. What an experience !!!! That’s one of the main reasons I choose HOLLINS–to study, live, and travel in Europe. The “best-selling” guide was EUROPE on $15.00/day. !!!! Today, that barely gets a ...

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