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Ticket touts and the Hong Kong – Macau ferry

When looking at tourist guides, one piece of advice keeps coming up for the Hong Kong – Macau ferry – don’t buy tickets from the touts at the ferry pier. Yet the advice from my family in Hong Kong was […]

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‘Flying’ to Macau on a Boeing 929 Jetfoil

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Transferring from land to sea at Hong Kong International Airport

Transferring from land to air transport is the reason airports exist, but Hong Kong International Airport offers a different mode of onward transport – sea. The airport is located on reclaimed land at Chek Lap Kok. With the ‘SkyPier’ ferry […]

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A nostalgic return for Hong Kong’s cross harbour car ferries

In such a fast paced city, finding pieces of ‘Old Hong Kong’ is difficult. But back in 2016 the Hongkong and Yaumati Ferry company launched something interesting – a return of Hong Kong’s cross harbour car ferries, to celebrate the […]

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The Hong Kong ferry that came to Australia

This is the story of a Hong Kong vehicular ferry called 民安(Man On)that once carried cars across Victoria Harbour, but ended up reconnecting the Australia city of Hobart. Photo by John Craike; via the Maritime Museum of Tasmania collection Double […]

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