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Desiree Barrett '08
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Title: HONG KONG
Movie ID: VT3091
Movie Number: 3091
Description: Embark on the fabulous Oriental adventure of your dreams with Laura McKenzie as your guide! Visit the thrilling international duty-free port of HONG KONG, where East meets West, renowned as a shopper's paradise, gourmet's delight, and third largest financial capital of the world, offering year-round sports and traditional Chinese festivals. Laura points out the most noteworthy attractions, and makes invaluable suggestions about hotels, entertainment, foreign currency, local customs and cuisine, traveling by train, boat, taxi, or rickshaw, and more! Laura highlights the KOWOLOON peninsula at the southern tip of China (and airport site), famous for its "Golden Mile" of shopping and nightlife, jade and exotic bird markets, and the "Sung Dynasty" village. Then, crossing the "Fragrant Harbor" on the picturesque Star Ferry to HONG KONG ISLAND, we visit the colorful older district of WANCHAI...fascinating markets, sampan restaurants, and the Colonial Noon Day Gun ritual of bustling CAUSEWAY BAY...the magnificant "floating restaurants" moored off ABERDEEN...the popular sunny beaches and Lido of REPULSE BAY...the mythical Tiger Balm Gardens...and above it all, the spectacular view from VICTORIA PEAK! And last but not least an added adventure: the Portugese island of MACAU, "Gateway to China" and jetsetters' gambling haven!
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Part: 0
Time: 60
Department: BUS/ECON
Call Number: DS 796 .H74 1987
At LSSU: Y

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