This is a trip combining two of the driving forces in my life: nursing and travel, and it is a gift, indeed, when I can combine the two. I spent a week in Hong Kong 3 days of which I attended the International Council of Nurses International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse Network Conference. (I know, super-long name. Ah, well.) The rest of my short visit I spent taking a few tours and exploring this fascinating area. It’s China, but not quite China. It’s Southeast Asia, but with an Anglicized edge. Everyone speaks English. The food is grand. The high rises certainly looked like they could scrape the sky!
Hong Kong 2016
It was quite dark when I landed a few hours ago in Hong Kong. Fortunately, I slept a fair amount on the 14hr flight so I was clear-headed enough to navigate this new world. The MTR Hong Kong Express reminded me a lot of the Heathrow Express which, for a little more than 10 USD, … Read More
And, just like that, in half an hour, we left behind the catamaran and the cosmopolitan Hong Kong and entered the tropical wonderland that is Lantau.
Take a look at the sign with the special flag warnings, including the one for shark sightings. That quickly got my attention!