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More great things to see in Hong Kong

fullsizeoutput_240On a hot Saturday in Hong Kong, my friend Naomi and I took the free shuttle from our hotel to Central to meet another friend, Raegan who was coming in from Guangzhou on the train.  We found a nice little bar to grab a drink and get out of the heat which allowed us all to catch up especially with Raegan as I had not seen her for some time.fullsizeoutput_167We then decided to take a walk along Hollywood Road checking out some of the antiques (overpriced) and also some of the street art along the way.fullsizeoutput_166fullsizeoutput_16bfullsizeoutput_165Hong Kong has such lovely old streets and bars and we walked past one in particular with Chinese umbrellas hanging from the ceiling and waiters wearing traditional Chinese costumes.fullsizeoutput_241I was able to get a good shot of one of the waiters taking his break…fullsizeoutput_169We found a lovely little tapas restaurant for lunch where the food was really good. Lots of vegetarian options and both friends were happy to eat mostly vegetable dishes but I forgot to take photos.  After a fabulous afternoon we went back to Central to the shops before Raegan had to take the MTR over to Kowloon for the train back to Guangzhou.

I did take some photos though of the wonderful buildings of Hong Kong, on our way back to the hotel; some colourful, some with washing drying on a clothes line from a tiny balcony…fullsizeoutput_15ffullsizeoutput_164fullsizeoutput_244Some shiny and new…Image 224Some very old…P1010328And one particular building reminding me of the Flatiron building in New York.P1010321I will always love the busy streets of Hong Kong; stores open until late with Chinese signs selling everything from household goods to fresh vegetables and meat and dried seafood.fullsizeoutput_159fullsizeoutput_158Image 243And whilst not a building, there is also the Hong Kong Eye…smaller than some others and although we did not take a ride, I can imagine the views are spectacular.fullsizeoutput_24aAnother great day in Hong Kong.