Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong-Tokyo-Los Angeles-Edmonton

Photo taken on May 14, 1982. We have this game we play, as we near the end of a vacation. We try to recall all that we saw, did and ate on each day. I must admit, that it proved difficult on this trip, even though we were still in our 20s. This had trulyContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong-Tokyo-Los Angeles-Edmonton”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Singapore-Hong Kong

All photos taken on May 13, 1982. A fairly leisurely start to our day with a buffet breakfast in the Belvedere Restaurant in our hotel. We had a good chat with our tour guide and thanked him for his services, before boarding the bus that would take us to Changi Airport. We arrived at ChangiContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Singapore-Hong Kong”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Singapore

All photos taken on May 12, 1982. Our first tour of the day was back down to the waterfront, where we saw dock workers bouncing huge white bales of rubber latex onto the dock. The architecture of the time was striking, but not a patch on what exists today. We then set off by busContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Singapore”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Bangkok – Singapore

All photos taken on May 11, 1982. One last early morning buffet breakfast in the Lobby Coffee Shop at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Bangkok and then it was on the bus to the airport. Today, we were flying to Singapore, for the last stop on our tour. P checked us in at the airport andContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Bangkok – Singapore”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Bangkok

All photos taken on May 11, 1982. Up early again this morning. Looking out of our hotel room window, we could see it would be another hot and hazy day. Pat was starting to react to the heat, strong sun and smog and did her best to cover up against the sun’s rays. We wanderedContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Bangkok”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Bangkok

All photos taken on May 9, 1982. Did I mention that it was unbearably hot in Bangkok? Yeah, I thought I did! Because of the high heat and humidity, our tour group adjusted the timing of tours to 7:00 to 11:00 AM mornings and 4:30 to 8:30 PM evenings, when it was only 97F, insteadContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Bangkok”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong to Bangkok

All photos taken on May 7, 1982. No time for a hotel breakfast this morning. It was up, out and on the bus to Kai Tak Airport early. We had a 9:00 AM flight to Bangkok to catch. We said our goodbyes to local tour guide Roxanne and headed for the departure lounge. Flying timeContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong to Bangkok”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong

All photos taken on May 7, 1982. This was to be our last day in Hong Kong and it would be another day full of adventure and cultural experiences. All except, the Western style buffet breakfast, which was once again in the Bauhania Room at our hotel. After breakfast, we loaded into the bus forContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong

All photos taken on May 6, 1982. After all our adventures yesterday, we opted for a more low key day today. Buffet breakfast was again in the Bauhania Room at the Hong Kong Hotel. After lunch we spent some time wandering through the shops along Nathan Road and in Ocean Terminal, looking for some lastContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong-Macau-PRC

All photos taken on May 5, 1982. Today was the tour we were most looking forward to on the Hong Kong portion of our trip. We were headed to Macau by hydrofoil and once there, we would board a bus for a short tour into the People’s Republic of China (PRC). After transferring from ourContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong-Macau-PRC”

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