Nikka Distillery

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I am a big fan of single malt whisky. With Scottish ancestors, I thought - with some degree of certainty - that only the Scots could make the stuff. Since finding that the Japanese can actually outdo the Scots at their own game, I have become a firm fan of Japanese Single Malt. The one I like most - and there are only 3-4 good ones in Japan - is that made in Hokkaido by the Nikka distillery. …


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Wanchai is a district on the main island in Hong Kong. It is one of the older sections of the city, and some of the older sections still survive. The old tram line effectively marks the original shoreline, so all the older stuff is south of the tram line. The oldest temple on Hong Kong Island still stands, now surrounded by developments, roads and double decker buses. …

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