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Old 11-11-2007, 10:14 PM   #2671
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Isit wise to leave my laptop in my hotel room safe? and i am going there during dec ... do i need to bring a jacket? last year went japan i survived with a adidas sweater how about hongkong?
Not that cold in dec, about 20ish in the day and 5-6 degree lower in the night (a few degree lower if at new territories). I only wear long sleeve shirt with t-shirt under unless it goes down to 10. Besides, if you feel its too cold, just buy a jacket in HK. It's very cheap there.

Check out www.weather.com.hk before you leave for HK to know what temperature might be.
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Old 12-11-2007, 12:57 AM   #2672
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Lantau Peak anybody went before..? have any directions? read some info in the internet it seem to have a lovely sunset view

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Old 12-11-2007, 12:28 PM   #2673
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Anyone been to 世界之窗? worth visiting? THanks
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Old 12-11-2007, 01:28 PM   #2674
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will HK be raining tru out the dec? coz las visit on aug, encounter 8th ball signal...n rain tru out my 5 daes in HK!! angry!!
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Old 12-11-2007, 02:47 PM   #2675
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Isit wise to leave my laptop in my hotel room safe? and i am going there during dec ... do i need to bring a jacket? last year went japan i survived with a adidas sweater how about hongkong?
i brought my laptop to hk last year and left it in the hotel room. i didn't leave it on the desk but put it in a drawer.

will be bringing it again when i go to hk in dec this year.

anyway last year i went in jan and it was about 16 degrees and i also wore an adidas jacket so i think should be okay.
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Old 12-11-2007, 03:10 PM   #2676
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haha adidas jacket FTW!!
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Old 12-11-2007, 07:33 PM   #2677
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I purchased a watch + watch winder and left them in my hotel room, didnt lose a thing. I guess u just have to exercise discretion and it should be generally quite secure inside the safe.

Isit wise to leave my laptop in my hotel room safe? and i am going there during dec ... do i need to bring a jacket? last year went japan i survived with a adidas sweater how about hongkong?
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Old 12-11-2007, 07:34 PM   #2678
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that figures, thanks 4 the info!

Because HKers also carry 回鄉証 when travelling in and out China so they use special lanes. I'm not born in HK so will not have 回鄉証.

With HKID, I have privilege only at HK side so I can go on the HK resident lanes.
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Old 12-11-2007, 07:39 PM   #2679
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will HK be raining tru out the dec? coz las visit on aug, encounter 8th ball signal...n rain tru out my 5 daes in HK!! angry!!
The raining season in HK is summer (around June through Sept) when there may be typhoons (always hit Taiwan for some odd reasons). You may not see rain for months in Winter.
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Old 12-11-2007, 07:48 PM   #2680
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Anyone been to 世界之窗? worth visiting? THanks
I've been there and I think its so-so. You may be surprised if you do not put high expectation.
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:04 PM   #2681
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anybody went before Lantau Peak ? wan to go for some hiking to up some mountain in HK.... singapore really lack of such tings
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:14 PM   #2682
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Deckcard, hows the weeather in HK for end Feb to mid March? Will there be higher days of rain? Is it also a peak period in HK? Thks!

The raining season in HK is summer (around June through Sept) when there may be typhoons (always hit Taiwan for some odd reasons). You may not see rain for months in Winter.
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:39 PM   #2683
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anybody went before Lantau Peak ? wan to go for some hiking to up some mountain in HK.... singapore really lack of such tings
I thinking of going there too..
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Old 12-11-2007, 11:01 PM   #2684
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anybody went before Lantau Peak ? wan to go for some hiking to up some mountain in HK.... singapore really lack of such tings
Sorry bro, cant help you much there since I dont hike. Anyway, you can get some information here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lantau_Peak

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lantau_Trail

If you still need more info, you have to visit some of the HK forums with specific interest. I'm into photography but never thought about photography while hiking! Be sure to take more pictures if you go this route.
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Old 12-11-2007, 11:18 PM   #2685
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Deckcard, hows the weeather in HK for end Feb to mid March? Will there be higher days of rain? Is it also a peak period in HK? Thks!
No rain in Winter and Spring..
I recalled summer temperature as early as May! Temperature can be quite unpredictable as it can get 20-24C and hitting 10-16C when there are cold fronts. Really cant tell you much but guess around 17-18C in the day as coldest around Feb. A jacket and long sleeve should do most of the time. Sorry, I'm not the weather man, and I'm just going by what I remember and weather is quite unpredictable.

Again, check www.weather.com.hk before travelling and look at the 5 days forecast. Weather there is not like Singapore where its always 24-32 all year round and showers in some areas.. HAHA...

There were days where it was warm at 28C in the morning and by late night, the temperature went down to 18. Amazing 10C drop within a few hrs due to cold fronts. Thats usually in transition period from spring to summer.

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