Travel Bug Dog Tag Flag of Hong Kong TB2

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Released:
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of Unit312J.

This is not collectible.

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

Patch of flag of  Hong Kong.  The Flag of Hong Kong — or Regional Flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China has a white, stylised, five-petal Hong Kong orchid tree (Bauhinia blakeana) flower in the centre of a red field. Its design was adopted on 4 April 1990 at the Third Session of the Seventh National People's Congress.   The precise use of the flag is regulated by laws passed by the 58th executive meeting of the State Council held in Beijing.   The flag of Hong Kong was first officially hoisted on 1 July 1997, in the handover ceremony marking the transfer of sovereignty.
 
The design of the flag carries cultural, political, and regional meanings. The color itself is significant; red is a festive colour for the Chinese people, used to convey a sense of celebration and nationalism. Moreover, the red color is identical to that used in the national PRC flag, chosen to signify the link re-established between post-colonial Hong Kong and China. The position of red and white on the flag symbolizes the "one country two systems" political principle applied to the region. The stylized rendering of the flower, a flower occuring in Hong Kong, is meant to serve as a harmonizing symbol for this dichotomy.

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Tracking History (8798.7mi) View Map

Visited 5/20/2017 Unit312J took it to FBPT C007 Fred Bull CITO 2012 Tirol, Austria - 49.29 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/17/2017 Unit312J took it to TB-Hotel Heiligenblut - "Foaman Glockna?" Kärnten, Austria - 147.3 miles  Visit Log
Write note 5/16/2017 Unit312J posted a note for it   Visit Log

In front of the Festung HohenSalzburg..construction began in 1077. It's never been conquered and it sits beautifully over the historic Old City of Salzburg, Austria!

  • The incomparable Salzburg, Austria
Visited 5/15/2017 Unit312J took it to Geburtstagscache für Mandylady Vorarlberg, Austria - 56.71 miles  Visit Log
Write note 5/12/2017 Unit312J posted a note for it   Visit Log

Along the Limmat River in Zurich, Switzerland

  • Zurich, Switzerland
Visited 5/12/2017 Unit312J took it to Zuerich Hirschengraben Region Zuerich (ZH), Switzerland - 5,949.77 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/9/2017 Unit312J took it to CC#4 California - 140.67 miles  Visit Log
Write note 4/3/2017 Unit312J posted a note for it   Visit Log

South of the Border for some dental work

  • Los Algodones, Mexico--dental capital of the world
Visited 4/3/2017 Unit312J took it to Where's the Monkey? Sonora, Mexico - 227.76 miles  Visit Log
Write note 3/22/2017 Unit312J posted a note for it   Visit Log

Visiting Griffith Park above Los Angeles....sorry picture didn't turn out so well

  • Griffith Park above Los Angeles
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