Entries from August 2011

Mon 1st

Staying in Aqaba
In the middle of a heatwave (~50 ambient)
And the start of Ramadan

Tue 2nd

Taking a long taxi ride up to Petra
Exploring Petra all day until exhaustion
Then back to Aqaba to crash

Wed 3rd

Spending our last day in Aqaba
Shuttling down to Tala Bay during the afternoon
Taking the evening domestic flight back to Amman

Thu 4th

Moving from Amman to a resort on the Dead Sea
Complete isolated from the outside again

Fri 5th

Tried floating in the Dead Sea
Eventually had enough of this
So back to Amman, looking around tonight

Sat 6th

In Amman
Visiting the Amman Citadel today
A nap before off to the Airport tonight

Sun 7th

After a week in Jordan departing Amman very early morning
A technical stop in Bangkok mid afternoon stuck in the plane
Arriving into Hong Kong this evening

Mon 8th

Staying in Pok Fu Lam in Hong Kong
Visiting Victoria Peak today
Staying on Hong Kong Island this afternoon

Tue 9th

Taking it easy in Hong Kong
Having Yum Cha in Cyberport
Then visiting Stanley and the Stanley Markets

Wed 10th

Taking a day trip to Macau today
Ferry back and forth, exploring Macau Peninsula all day
Back in Hong Kong tonight, Mid-levels for dinner tonight

Thu 11th

Last day in Hong Kong, taking it pretty easy
Over to Kowloon tonight and Mong Kok for shopping
Departing early tomorrow

Fri 12th

Morning departure from Hong Kong to Taipei
Exploring Taipei for the day before back to HK
Then our late evening flight back to Adelaide

Sat 13th

Arriving into Adelaide from Hong Kong mid morning
Back home after a good month away