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 Camp Lejeune Travel Bug Barracks

This is not collectible.

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Current GOAL

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 (19691.8mi) View Map

Dropped Off 7/25/2017 Trail_Rated placed it in Camp Lejeune Travel Bug Barracks North Carolina - 1,038.89 miles  Visit Log

Hopefully headed over seas.

  •  Log photo uploaded using Cachly
  • Glad it wasn't dark out.  Log photo uploaded using Cachly
Write note 7/25/2017 Trail_Rated posted a note for it   Visit Log

Headed to NC.

  • Headed to NC.  Log photo uploaded using Cachly
Visited 7/21/2017 Trail_Rated took it to The Lost Buffalo Oklahoma - 133.5 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/19/2017 Trail_Rated took it to 5-Squared Challenge Arkansas - 3.32 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/19/2017 Trail_Rated took it to Blackhat/Pretender - BONUS Night Cache! Arkansas - .08 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/19/2017 Trail_Rated took it to Snipe's Vendetta - Night Cache! Arkansas - 8.25 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/19/2017 Trail_Rated took it to Top 10: Things Only Geocachers Do Arkansas - .54 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/18/2017 Trail_Rated took it to Grove (Business) Park N' Grab Arkansas - 129.64 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/17/2017 Trail_Rated took it to Once a Tiger... Oklahoma - 30.68 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/17/2017 Trail_Rated took it to Party Beach Rolling Oaks Oklahoma - 26.45 miles  Visit Log
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