Traveling to Asia – Indie Travel Challenge

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I’m keeping up (almost) with the BootsNAll Indie Travel Challenge. This week’s prompt is about travel in Asia.

If you’ve traveled in Asia, what’s your favorite destination? Share a story of one of your best experiences in Asia, or tell us about a place you love.

My first and so far only experience in Asia was Hong Kong. It wasn’t even a full day, more of a really long layover from morning to evening on my way to New Zealand.  I spent roughly 8 hours in the city itself.  But even at hyper speed, I enjoyed my time. More about my day is here and there will be more detailed posts coming.

I got to eat Dim Sum with some really great travel friends from Twitter.

Got to ride a restored Chinese Junk in the harbor.

Rode the longest outdoor escalators.

I even had Starbucks on my second “trip” to Asia, which amounted to 5 hours in the dead of night in the Hong Kong Airport on the way back.

All of my answers for the challenge can be found under the category Challenges.