Sunny Day Hotel (Mongkok)
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... by vendors every street corner.Had a drink on waterfront, dinner at the outback steakhouse as suspect of smaller places hygiene! Will do that tomorrow. Headed back to hotel for an early night.
Had huge breakfast at hotel - amazing choice of breads, cheeses, cereals, fresh fruit, Danishes, nuts and raisins, freshly made omelettes, bacon, baked beans, pork sausages, steak and heaps more.
Put the walking shoes on and headed for star ...
... it all the more exciting. I am so looking forward to living out of my comfort zone, albeit with some trepidation.
Had to give myself a quick nap, what with only having a maximum of 2 hours sleep on the plane. After that I made my first trip out in Hong Kong alone, but I was joined by many stares - apparently no-one in the vicinity of Hong Kong has ever seen a blonde, white female. But I'll take it ...
... imagine that.
Anyway, there is a little trail that goes from one side of the island to the other and most people do that and go home. So, that's what I did, and of course I added some seafood to the end.
I couldn't even believe how good this fish was! Living for a year next to the ocean in Korea had nothing on this place. It was un-freaking-believable. There were a LOT of restaurants to choose from, so basically I just went to one that was only ...
Some interesting things about Hong Kong include:
- bamboo scaffolding on all construction sites - I had no idea bamboo was suitable for that, but apparently it's really strong and gets stronger every time it gets wet and then dries again.
... than the Kowloon mainland, it isn't long before I find myself in the local "wet" market.wet.. meaning the floors were continually hosed down because of the fresh Meats Chicken, fish, etc being cut up etc ... also selling vegetables etc.. The locals mainly shop daily and cook fresh ingredients.. Amazing that there are no flies with meats / fish hanging in the fresh ? air.. I recommend the Bowrington markets .. A must ...