JAMES HAYES IN HONG KONG, 1991. – TAASA Review December 2011


This article was originally found in the December 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 4, Page 17).

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I became `hooked’ on Asia during my National Service when serving in Korea from June to November 1953.

After nearly two months, when the fighting stopped, I was able to take local leave, visiting the derelict palaces in the capital and old monasteries in the hills behind the coast.

These sparked off a love affair which There was a need for TAASA at that time...