Tag Archives: Hong Kong

OTD: Remembering HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales

Amongst the long list of ships lost during the two World Wars are two battleships that were literally sent to their doom on this day in 1941.  The sinking of HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales is well documented … Continue reading

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Cruise Ships in Hong Kong

2008 When I visited Hong Kong in 2008 I was hoping to see at least one cruise ship because it is a very popular destination. The cruise ship terminal is at the Kowloon waterfront, with the ferry terminal right next … Continue reading

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The Star Ferry Page (2)

  Continuing from the Star Ferry Page   The vessels are double ended with a wheelhouse on either end and a central engine room with an open lower deck and an enclosed upper.    Rough dimensions are: Length Overall 36.28m, … Continue reading

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The Star Ferry Page (1)

Star Ferries at Kowloon and Central Hong Kong No trip to Hong Kong would be complete without a trip on the Star Ferries. These familiar cream and green ferries have been ploughing the waters of Hong Kong for over 110 … Continue reading

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My 2nd Visit to Hong Kong

I was very fortunate that I was able to go on business to Hong Kong in 2008, and I liked it so much I went there for a short break in March 2010. This blogpost is really a retrospect as … Continue reading

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