Arrival Hong Kong Airport

Written by James McDonald

May 12, 2011

Just arrived in Hong Kong. The approach was really beautiful the lights of the city and the interspersed clouds made me feel like a mythological god looking down on humanity.

Hong Kong airport is big, modern and organized. Despite me being a nervous traveler, the transfer process from one gate to another wasn’t daunting at all. Of course my wife was holding my hand and having a companion is good unless you’re having a car accident.

To quote Henry Rollins the ubiquitous motorized walkways are designed to “increase ones ambulatory efficiency” but we decided to avoid them and walk on the non-moving carpet. After 9 hours in a chair a walk is good for you.

Cathay, so far, has been exemplary. Am I strange that I enjoyed the in-flight meals?

Anyway I can’t blog myself dry in one day so signing off to go look for some bottled water is a good idea.

I’m looking forward to a good holiday and… world peace.

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