Good news – I made it. The 14 hour flight was actually not all that bad. I sat next to a person who was born in HK. He provided a lot of insight and wishes I had come here 30 years ago as it has changed a great deal. A typical apartment cost is $2,000 per square foot so they are tiny for the average person. The ride from the airport provided a look at the impressive infrastructure of the island.
Riegl Lidar 2015 opens this evening with a welcome reception and exhibition. Today is for sight seeing.