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The view from Victoria Park at night
Hong Kong is arguably one of the wealthiest and most progressive cities of the twentieth century. Originally a colony of the British Empire, China regained control of it in 1997,and much to our benefit, has kept the unusual fusion of the city intact. There are still double decker buses, and drivers are still expected to drive on the left side of the road. When we visited this amazing city, we were blown away by the incredible architecture and massive number of people milling around, and it wasn't hard to believe that this little city is one of the most densely populated areas in the world.
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The quantity of shops and stores to sell everything under the sun was totally awesome. Never had I experienced such an "in your face" advertising campaign. The variety of things for sale was overwhelmingly huge, and everywhere you looked there were well-known brand stores alongside little alleyways of "small business" owners looking to make a quick buck or two. Walking down the street to shop reminded me of  New York-- only with majority Asian faces staring back. In fact, the shopping district was actually called, "Times Square". (I wonder where they got that idea?)

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Like other 20th century post modern cities, Hong Kong offers a diverse clientele of people as well as entertainment options. Nightime seem to be a fashionably trendy time to head out for various entertainment options, and there seem to be no shortage of variety when it comes to their nightlife.

However, If you venture out a little, there is more wonderful sights such as the Giant Buddha on Lantau Island, the quaint and still rustic fishing villiage of Tai O, Disneyland(Hong Kong Style), and oh, do eat dim sum....yummy!

 
 
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Beautiful scenic Boston
The city of Boston was actually established by the Puritans in 1630, just ten years after the first English settlers found their way to Plymouth. So with several major events during the American Revolution, including the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party that took place in this little city, how could you not want to see it?
The Pilgrims first landed in America on the tip of lower Cape Cod. Although they found food and water, they decided that the land was too sandy to support them, and so ended up sailing across the cape to Plymouth. Plymouth is located approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of Boston in a region of Massachusetts known as the South Shore. Throughout the 19th century, the town thrived as a center of ropemaking, fishing, and shipping, and once held the world's largest ropemaking company, the Plymouth Cordage Company. While it continues to be an active port, today the major industry of Plymouth is tourism. As one of the country's first settlements, Plymouth is well-known in the United States for its historical value. The events surrounding the history of Plymouth have become part of the mythology of the United States, particularly those relating to Plymouth Rock, the Pilgrims and the First Thanksgiving.
Martha's Vineyard is an island southeast of Massachusetts off the southwest coast of Cape Cod. Settled in 1642, it was a whaling and fishing center in the 18th and early 19th centuries and is now a popular resort area.
If you haven't visited Massachuchettes, it should be on your destination list for sure. Not only is it a beautiful part of the country, but the cities are full of history and flavors