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5th of December came around in Hong Kong as well, and of course we couldn’t just skip it. Suzanne, Anne and I decided to organize a traditional Sinterklaas evening for our friends: both the Dutchies and the internationals. We had instructed everyone to buy 3 small presents for the dice game, and we decided to serve pancakes for dinner. We didn’t really think that one through though; making pancakes for 15 people or so took a loooong time! Anne and I spent 3 ...
... approaching us trying to sell us
'Lovely copy, Rolex watch, copy, lovely! you try, you love!'
My camera clearly giving us away as tourists, I think we were approached by every hawker along that first street. I am pretty sure some from the adjoining streets saw us coming and ran over as well. Curiously, all the hawkers were of Indian and not East Asian descent.
David was ...
... in Hong Kong, a 1st class ride across Victoria Harbour on the Star Ferry! It is always a magical trip seeing all the activity on the water and all the high-rise buildings on each shore. We could even see right up to The Peak, which is quite unusual - it is often obscured by mist or cloud.
After arriving on the island we walked along to the Outlying Islands terminal, just in time for the 11:50 ferry to Lamma. We needed to catch this one since there wasn't ...
... as stupid as a filibuster (I've vowed to destroy that with an iron fist)? Malaysia, a country that I've also learned a lot about while over here, has a carbon-copy U.S. Constitution as its own, promising all of the same. And through personal experience and anecdotes, it hardly obeys any of it. Sure, there's freedom of religion, but what the hell does it matter when one religion is, under law, preferred? What does it matter if a "pure-blood" Malaysian is preferred over ...
... leg confit and pigeon tea
or steamed French sea bass fillet on nori with pata negra and béchamel espuma.
valrhona chocolate cream with red tea fruit infusion and light black currant mousse served with raspberry and juniper sherbet.
caravan of petit fours and chocolate praline.
We commenced with some Champagne - Louis Roederer
Then moved on to a 2009 Bordeaux