items, wicker chairs and baskets are a tumble
of diverse temptations, alongside more than
thirty varieties of ginseng and other Chinese
herbs displayed in glass jars.
But there is more to Heung Keung (Fragrant Harbour)
than just shopping. Museums, historic sites,
art galleries, pagodas, Chinese operas, discos,
sports, nightclubs, exotic food - Hong Kong
has it all. By the year 2005 Hong Kong will
also boast a huge, state of the art Disney Theme
Peak is a great place to commence sightseeing.
The Peak Tram, which has shuttled passengers
up the near vertical climb since 1888, still
exudes an air of Victorian solidity and elegance.
From the 1,000-foot summit one can gaze out
over a mass of skyscrapers to Kowloon, Lantau
Island and the New Territories, which together
with the Outlying Islands make up Hong Kong,