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Old 20-08-2006, 02:44 AM   #586
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Hmm.. planning to set aside 5hrs for Disneyland.. That's abt as much as I can squeeze out >.<

5.30pm sunset?! That's early! Means I got to get to the peak by.. 5pm to see the sunset?!
ya 5:30pm, but thats in october. BTW it dosent make sense to wait from 5+ till the sky darkens at 7+ and u see proper night scenery, and the sun dosent look that nice everyday, so maybe u might want to give it a miss.
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Old 20-08-2006, 02:57 AM   #587
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any1 been to Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees lately?

can we still throw a bundle of bright red paper onto the tree branches?

How to rch there?
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Old 20-08-2006, 08:56 AM   #588
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Hmm.. planning to set aside 5hrs for Disneyland.. That's abt as much as I can squeeze out >.<

5.30pm sunset?! That's early! Means I got to get to the peak by.. 5pm to see the sunset?!
No harm going a little earlier.
1) If you are going by bus from Central to the Peak Tram Station, you have to queue 2x (1 for the bus and 1 for the tram).

2) Others will have the same idea as you. And the queue will be long.
(FYI: It took me about 1+hr to clear the above 2 queue to get to reach the Peak just in Aug this year). As bad as a Disneyland ride during Peak (get the pun?) hour.

3) You could save time by taking the bus up to the peak (queue only once but you will miss the tram ride which is the highlight). I took the bus down because I didn't want to queue twice on the way back.

- the bus ride is more likely to cause motion sickness than the Star Ferry ride.

4) OR when you reach the tram station, buy the Madame Tussauds cum tram ticket combo. It allows you to jump queue.
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No harm going a little earlier.
1) If you are going by bus from Central to the Peak Tram Station, you have to queue 2x (1 for the bus and 1 for the tram).

2) Others will have the same idea as you. And the queue will be long.
(FYI: It took me about 1+hr to clear the above 2 queue to get to reach the Peak just in Aug this year). As bad as a Disneyland ride during Peak (get the pun?) hour.

3) You could save time by taking the bus up to the peak (queue only once but you will miss the tram ride which is the highlight). I took the bus down because I didn't want to queue twice on the way back.

- the bus ride is more likely to cause motion sickness than the Star Ferry ride.

4) OR when you reach the tram station, buy the Madame Tussauds cum tram ticket combo. It allows you to jump queue.
cant we walk from Central MTR to the Lower Peak Tram station?
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Old 20-08-2006, 01:07 PM   #590
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From what i heard u cant throw on the wishing tree anymore because of the acident of the tree breaking a while back. www.discoverhongkong.com has ways where u can reach the wishing tree.

If u're going to the peak and want to be adventureous, Go walk up, exercise + save $
Anyway i do recommend the downhill ride on Svc 15 down from the peak, especially at night. Not many countries have double deckers going up and down a 600+meteres mountain, quite an experience to me.
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Old 20-08-2006, 01:09 PM   #591
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cant we walk from Central MTR to the Lower Peak Tram station?
You can, but then again, u might want to try your luck on the bus which is an open top double decker. (Should still be there)
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You can, but then again, u might want to try your luck on the bus which is an open top double decker. (Should still be there)
my plan is to walk from Central mTR to lower tram terminal to take the tram up to The Peak.

Then take bus 15 down from the peak to the lower Tram Terminal.

So that i can have both worlds
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Old 20-08-2006, 03:31 PM   #593
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You can, but then again, u might want to try your luck on the bus which is an open top double decker. (Should still be there)

yup open top bus 15 still have but very less le ratio is only 1 open top bus in every 3 bus
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Old 20-08-2006, 04:12 PM   #594
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yup open top bus 15 still have but very less le ratio is only 1 open top bus in every 3 bus
uhh... not 15 its 15C, only goes from Star Ferry Central to Lower Peak Tram terminus, from my knowledge, the route is operated by one open top double decker and a single deck bus.
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is it very far to walk from Star Ferry Central to Central MTR? how long?
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From what i heard u cant throw on the wishing tree anymore because of the acident of the tree breaking a while back. www.discoverhongkong.com has ways where u can reach the wishing tree.

If u're going to the peak and want to be adventureous, Go walk up, exercise + save $
Anyway i do recommend the downhill ride on Svc 15 down from the peak, especially at night. Not many countries have double deckers going up and down a 600+meteres mountain, quite an experience to me.
oh..so sad...cannot throw alr...
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Old 20-08-2006, 07:07 PM   #597
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uhh... not 15 its 15C, only goes from Star Ferry Central to Lower Peak Tram terminus, from my knowledge, the route is operated by one open top double decker and a single deck bus.
yup im taliking bout 15c and i saw them having only one open top bus with 3non open tops one
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Old 20-08-2006, 07:55 PM   #598
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my plan is to walk from Central mTR to lower tram terminal to take the tram up to The Peak.

Then take bus 15 down from the peak to the lower Tram Terminal.

So that i can have both worlds
Er, bus 15 brings you to the bus interchange next to the airport express.
No problems though as it's connect to the MTR but you have walk quite a distance.

I must say though, I'm really impressed with the number of outlets of the MTR stations; the planners really maximised usage. I'm sure if they had designed the MRT stations here, I would able to walk from Bugis Station to SLS via the underground.
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Old 20-08-2006, 08:26 PM   #599
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Er, bus 15 brings you to the bus interchange next to the airport express.
No problems though as it's connect to the MTR but you have walk quite a distance.

I must say though, I'm really impressed with the number of outlets of the MTR stations; the planners really maximised usage. I'm sure if they had designed the MRT stations here, I would able to walk from Bugis Station to SLS via the underground.
oh yah..paisey..bus 15 will bring me from the peak down to the Central (Exchange Square Bus Terminus). How long to walk from the bus terminal to Central MTR? Thanks
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u dun have to go to bus terminus u can alight before the terminus bus stop and then walk to the MTR which is not far de
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