Weekend Tour to Humen, Feb '09
Happy New Year to you all.
For anyone that may be interesed, A local war historian called Martin Heyes is putting together a weekend trip over the boarded to Humen to look at the old forts and where the Chinese burnt and distroyed the Opium leading into the Opium wars.
Early start depart HKG Ferry to Humen, Dongguan City
Visit Opium War Museum and Lin Zexu Memorial in Humen and then to Bogue Forts
Overnight in Guangzhou
Visit Whampoa Military Academy, the cemetery on Dane's Island (19C European graves) and Shameen island
Return to HKG
Subject to numbers attending a cost will be calculated to include transport and accommodation.
At this stage we are looking for firm expressions of interest of those who would like to attend. Non members are welcome.
Anyone expressing an interesed then please drop Martin a line at: Martin.firstname.lastname@example.org