Category Archives: Hong Kong

Hardbat Classic Las Vegas – Please Bring it Back Budweiser!

Hardbat Classic Las Vegas – Eric Owens and Wally Green Originally uploaded by JoeDuck As a table tennis enthusiast I’m hoping Bud Light brings back the Big Money Hard Bat Classic Hard Bat Table Tennis Tournament they had last year … Continue reading

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A Great Ashland Oregon Bed and Breakfast

Ashland Oregon is a beautiful town just down the road from me, and I wanted to do a post that talked a little bit about the Lithia Springs Inn, a beautiful Bed, Breakfast and Gardens complex in Ashland, just a … Continue reading

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Wen Jiabao interviewed by Zakaria

Wen Jiabao is the Premier of China, making him one of the most influential international figures of this generation. Today on Fareed Zakaria’s GPS – one of the best shows on TV, we are hearing from Wen Jiabao on several … Continue reading

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Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island Hong Kong

Over at Travel and History I posted one of Charley’s buddah pix from Hong Kong.   Thanks to the eee PC crash I lost over 100 of my Hong Kong area and train trip pictures from the first 3 days of … Continue reading

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Table Tennis in Kowloon, China

We stumbled into a sport center near the Temple Street market, where I was informed that the sport is not called pingpongcho – the word I have carefully practiced saying, rather…Table Tennis ! Originally uploaded by JoeDuck

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Victoria Peak Tram, Hong Kong

Here on Victoria Peak the view is legendary….but we can’t see due to fog right now.   The tram was a fun and cool short ride up extremely steep slope to the top where there is a nice “Pacific Coffee” shop … Continue reading

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World’s largest cities

Largest city is hard to define, but I think metro area population is the best measure and according to Wikipedia these are the top ten: 1 Tokyo Japan 32,450,000 8,014 4,049 2 Seoul South Korea 20,550,000 5,076 4,048 3 Mexico … Continue reading

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