Tuesday, December 12, 2006
05:15 a.m. – 05:30 a.m. Equipping with luggage and taxiing to PTMR Residence.
05:40 a.m. – 06:10 a.m. Going to Pudung International Airport by car.
06:40 a.m. – 07:20 a.m. Pudung International Airport Gate 11: Confirming flight and e-tickets, and filling in Exit Cards and Customs Declarations; Getting boarding passes; Checking-In.
07:20 a.m. – 08:10 a.m. Airport duty-free shops: Strolling. [Present US$54]
08:20 a.m. – 08:30 a.m. Pudung International Airport Boarding Gate 37: Boarding.
08:40 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. DragonAir Flight KA831 (Airbus 321): PVG to HKG; Breakfast of Chinese Traditional Refreshment + Bread + Apple Juice.
11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Hong Kong International Airport: Checking-Out.
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Airport Express: HKG to Hong Kong Island. [HK$100/p]
12:20 p.m. – 12:35 p.m. Taxiing to Cosmopolitan Hotel, Queen’s Road East (皇后大道東). [HK$55]
12:40 p.m. – 01:00 p.m. Cosmopolitan Hotel: Checking-In. [US$90/night × 4 nights + US$45/Taxes = US$405]
01:10 p.m. – 01:15 p.m. Going to Times Square (Sharp Street 霎東街) by hotel shuttle bus.
01:25 p.m. – 01:45 p.m. Matheson Street (勿地臣街) Hwang’s Tea Restaurant: Lunch of Oil Chicken Rice + Icy Milk Tea. [HK$94]
01:50 p.m. – 04:30 p.m. Times Square (Causeway Bay 銅鑼灣): B1 Christmas Supermarket; DKNY; Anna Sui; FCUK; 8/F Broadway Electronics; Zara; I.T; etc.
04:30 p.m. – 06:40 p.m. Russell Street (羅素街) → Percival Street (波斯富街) → Hennessy Street (軒尼詩道) → Sogo Department Store (崇光百貨) → East Point Road (東角道) → World Trade Center (世界貿易中心) 25/F [Usana for Lucy Chen of Australia HK$4038] → Lockhart Road (駱克道) (Waiting at the crossroad) → Island Beverly (金百利) → Yee Wo Street (怡和街) → Hennessy Street (軒尼詩道) → Johnston Street (莊士敦道) → Wan Chai Road (灣仔道) 188 Comic Department Store (188動漫商場) → Emperor Group Center (英皇集團中心).
06:45 p.m. – 06:55 p.m. Taxiing to Cosmopolitan Hotel, Queen’s Road East. [HK$25]
07:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m. Cosmopolitan Hotel Room 911: Rest.
08:10 p.m. – 08:15 p.m. Going to Times Square (Sharp Street 霎東街) by hotel shuttle bus.
08:30 p.m. – 09:00 p.m. Matheson Street (勿地臣街) Happy Tea Restaurant: Supper of Cheese Pork Steak Rice + Icy Milk Tea. [HK$150]
09:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Lee Theater Plaza (銅鑼灣利舞臺廣場): Esprit Flagship Store* (G/F & 1/F, 99 Percival Street): Purchasing an Esprit N.Y. Series Pink Shirt and a Pink V-neck T-shirt [HK$369 + HK$199 = HK$568]; Muji Flagship Store.
* This Esprit Store is the first retail store in the world, and the store with most choices of goods.
10:30 p.m. – 10:45 p.m. Walking back to Cosmopolitan Hotel.
10:45 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Taking a walk along Queen’s Road East and Stubbs Road (司徒拔道).
** As I walked back near the hotel, a violent bump was heard while two cars smashed. The consequence was that: the drivers came off the cars and discussed the accident calmly; Short a while, police came to handle the accident; environmental protection vehicle came to wash the gasoline spilled on the street.
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