A little trip to a big city – Hong Kong

 

TitleGraphicReduPicture 17Picture 1A tram travels along Hennessy Road on the main (Hong Kong) island late in the afternoon.

A tram travels along Hennessy Road on the main (Hong Kong) island late in the afternoon.

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Map of the HK Territories, from HK Tourism

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Copy Watch!

Copy Watch!

Streetside copy watch seller adds links to the bands of my watch with his daughter helping, at no extra cost! (although I gave him extra money anyway)

Streetside copy watch seller adds links to the bands of my watch with his daughter helping, at no extra cost! (although I gave him extra money anyway)

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This restaurant on Temple Street was rockin'. So much so that it had an audience seated out front waiting to get in.... and watching you eat.

This restaurant on Temple Street was rockin’. So much so that it had an audience seated out front waiting to get in…. and watching you eat.

The shrimp was awesome, and the coke even told me to cheer up. Which is just as well considering the 30 or so sets of eyes looking at me.

The shrimp was awesome, and the coke even told me to cheer up. Which is just as well considering the 30 or so sets of eyes looking at me.

Picture 7....somewhere in an office tower.

….somewhere in an office tower.

It even feels.... cozy.

It even feels…. cozy.

Jane, like myself, Loves a good indian menu.

Jane, like myself, Loves a good indian menu. And I particularly liked the painting of Hennessy street that was behind her.

Just smoke some Shisha and think of Mecca.

Just smoke some Shisha and think of Mecca.

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Bright lights, big city. The Peninsula hotel was as beautiful as ever. (no, I didn't stay here)

Bright lights, big city. The Peninsula hotel was as beautiful as ever. (no, I didn’t stay here)

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A must-see in person. The view here is almost too much for your mind to process.

A must-see in person. The view here is almost too much for your mind to process.

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The Hong Kong Exhibition center and the fading away of the city's beautiful lights into the haze - as seen from the Star Ferry.

The Hong Kong Exhibition center and the fading away of the city’s beautiful lights into the haze – as seen from the Star Ferry.Don

Picture 13Picture 14And yes, there will be typewriters. But stay tuned, as I have some truly fascinating corners of this part of the world to tell you about.

17 thoughts on “A little trip to a big city – Hong Kong

  1. A great read Scott, I almost want to go there. I was just going to say,” what about the typewriters?”
    when I noticed your last line. Ok, so I will wait patiently……

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  2. Sounds like it was a great trip, SK! And I dare say there would be a slew of tailors who could whip up nice shirts in no time. But stay away from fake watches! Gotta get to HK one day.

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