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Re: IT'S ALL CHANGED
Posted by Colin on October 24, 2012, 20:25:21, in reply to "IT'S ALL CHANGED"
Hi Mike. Sorry to hear that you were unable to access JSTS Stonecutters during your recent H.K. visit. Looking at Google earth pictures and the added street view, you can get a good idea what it's like there now. Nice tall fences,some accomodation blocks and various sheds, as well as a lovely sewerage works. I also found out that you can take a bus there from Kowloon, but it stops short of JSTS. Roughly near the old Jr rates mess area. There is a chance that a pass can be obtained from the authorities, but this would have to be done "well in advance" of a holiday. If you search You Tube, there are a number of short films and even a T.V. programme produced shortly before 1997 change over. This shows a number of buildings and includes East Pier watchtower chapel. + a lot of historical Island history info. Ie. The tunnels and Ex-geisher house. ( Not in use during our time there I might add !! ) Somewhere in my loft I have a VIDEO tape recorded from the T.V. many years ago, about the islands birds. ( Feathered variety ) If I come across it, i'll let you know. From your ex neighbours at East View Bungalows. Colin & Carol.
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