The 1971-72 Global Semester, Day by Day

Monday, November 29, 1971

The flight from Bangkok was good. We had some Thai food and wine again.

Tuesday, November 30, 1971

In the afternoon I went with Dirk and Marylou to Hong Kong Island to the China Fleet Shop run by the U.S. and Royal navies.

Wednesday, December 1, 1971

Shopped for clothes on Granville Road. We got our winter jackets for $13.

Thursday, December 2, 1971

We took the Kowloon-Canton railroad to the Chinese University were we heard a couple of lectures. We had a real Chinese dinner there that included oyster omelet and various dishes containing chicken and duck (heads included), gizzard, squid, liver, pig belly, and fish.


After we ate, Marylou, Don, and I took the train to Sha Tin


where we climbed several thousand steps up to the Temple of 10,000 Buddhas. There were a couple cute little mutts that we took pictures of.


Friday, December 3, 1971

In the afternoon Marylou, Don, and I went up on the tram to Victoria Peak on Hong Kong Island.


Back in Kowloon we went to Ocean Terminal.