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Riding the Historic Double Decker Tram in Hong Kong

The sound of Tic Tacs rattling in their plastic compartments reminds me of the historic double decker tramways that run though Hong Kong island. I always had Tic Tacs on me when I was here as a kid, often the orange ones but sometimes also the white. This, in turn, reminds me of the heat, the dust, the lack of air condition and the principle of the phrase, “you get what you pay for.” Continue reading “Riding the Historic Double Decker Tram in Hong Kong”

Ocean Park in Hong Kong with my mom in the 1980s

Photos from visiting Hong Kong in the 1980s

There was a time when I was half my height and much more adorable. I recently received these photos taken at Ocean Park, a theme park in Hong Kong, in the 1980s. As I head back out to Asia for the first time in awhile, I wanted to share these memories with you.

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