09-10/1996 Kowloon, Hong Kong

26 September – 11 October 1996

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On October 11th, Markus and Christof went with me to the airport Kai Tak. That time we knew already that this airport will be closed in a few years, what happened in 1998. I was at the airport a few days before to accompany Christof´s friends.

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My flight from Hong Kong left at 09:30 for Tokyo, Japan

David and Esther came to visit Christof and invited me too for Häagen Dazs icecream and a snack at Planet Hollywood.

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When Doulos arrived in Hong Kong on September 26th, I was able to explore the MTR (metro) immediatly. On a day off, I went with Rolf to Hong Kong Island. There was a cable car up to Victoria Peak (552). From there we had a great view on Hong Kong, had some icecrem again and could see the ship in further distance.

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You can see the MV Doulos in Kowlon, Hong Kong

The way down we walked through Parks and Forests. On Doulos I remember serving a day for a business people meeting. In the firestation I did some cleaning and concluding work to hand over my workplace to Rolf.

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I finished the maintance-book and the firefightingplans. My two years´ service on the MV Doulos with “Gute Bücher für Alle” came to a close. I am no longer a fireman, but good books are with me ever since 🙂

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