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... in we go for a walk down to the waterfront. It is still raining on and off. The clouds are so low that they are like a blanket over the city and some of the highest skyscrapers disappear in to them.
On the waterfront Hong Kong has its version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. None of the names of the Hong Kong film stars honoured means anything to me I'm afraid.We have a bite to eat in a cafe which turns out to be pretty grotty and then go back to the ...
... our defence, they are particualry good in HK. While Lloyd was buying a phone, they tried to sell Sherilyn some electronic facial exfoliator.
The next night, we moved in with Shelli, Justin and their 2 housemates (all South Africans) for the next few days. It was awesome to see some family again. We laughed as they ‘prepared’ us for the area we were staying in. Like all HK apartments, theirs is small, although we had imagined much smaller. They ...
... is going and since only Asians were on it...I thought, alright then...why not. I couldn't choose better. It turned out to be a kind of floating bus. So that boat was taking all the people home which was an actual boat...( I had no clue the boats were their homes, I was sure its fishing boats and that's the place for them to be docked). It was an amazing experience, seeing all the families welcoming their loved once on each and every boat. Whoever got in to a ''boat bus'' on the ...
... worse for wear.
Putting the same clothes on we were wearing the day before (still no bags…
BA!!!!!), we met Jon and Kym for a bit of brunch before heading into Causeway
Bay for a bit of a shop. Then it was time for Jon and Kym to fly back to Japan.
After saying our goodbyes, Susman and I went back into
Causeway Bay for some dumplings at Din Tai Fun (photos…). Excellent! We then
spent an hour looking around Forever 21. For ...
... of the mountain. This may sound silly, but the tram doesn't begin until about half-way up the mountain and there was no clearly marked stop for the beginning of the tram. Once we realized we were already at the near top of the mountain, we headed a bit further to an observation deck to take some pictures. We were worried we wouldn't get any pictures of the skyline because for a while there were heavy rain clouds and fog thick enough we couldn't see anything in front of ...