anil madhavapeddy // anil.recoil.org

  Thursday 8 September, 2005

Im all excited on arriving at Hong Kong!  The airport is kinda boring though...

05:31, 08/09/2005
Im all excited on arriving at Hong Kong! The airport is kinda boring though...
[airport / hongkong]

The first thing I see is a very large building

06:46, 08/09/2005
The first thing I see is a very large building
[hongkong]

Hang on, there are loads of buildings, and they're all massive!

06:49, 08/09/2005
Hang on, there are loads of buildings, and they're all massive!
[hongkong]

Luckily its occasionally favoured with a tiny but nice park

06:58, 08/09/2005
Luckily its occasionally favoured with a tiny but nice park
[hongkong]

Cool building-on-building reflection

07:02, 08/09/2005
Cool building-on-building reflection
[hongkong]

We found these weights suspicously lying under a building

07:09, 08/09/2005
We found these weights suspicously lying under a building
[hongkong]

... holding these flying window cleaners up!

07:09, 08/09/2005
... holding these flying window cleaners up!
[hongkong]

Walking up Victoria Peak to check out the view, unfortunately a misty day

08:03, 08/09/2005
Walking up Victoria Peak to check out the view, unfortunately a misty day
[hiking / hongkong]

A nice path reminiscent of the walk up in Tirupathi

08:19, 08/09/2005
A nice path reminiscent of the walk up in Tirupathi
[hiking / hongkong]

Another view of the city

08:21, 08/09/2005
Another view of the city
[hiking / hongkong]

And again!

08:21, 08/09/2005
And again!
[hiking / hongkong]

They hold back the soil by spraying concrete on the banks, but sometimes landslides do happen...

08:55, 08/09/2005
They hold back the soil by spraying concrete on the banks, but sometimes landslides do happen...
[hiking / hongkong]

Alex, and a waterfall

09:02, 08/09/2005
Alex, and a waterfall
[hiking / hongkong]

Later, we wander down to check out the riverside food

10:19, 08/09/2005
Later, we wander down to check out the riverside food
[hongkong]

We clamber onto a boat headed for...

10:25, 08/09/2005
We clamber onto a boat headed for...
[hongkong]

... an awesome floating restaurant!

10:34, 08/09/2005
... an awesome floating restaurant!
[hongkong]

We get the best seats in the house

12:00, 08/09/2005
We get the best seats in the house
[hongkong]

Sibyl's dad checks out the elaborate murals in Jumbo

12:03, 08/09/2005
Sibyl's dad checks out the elaborate murals in Jumbo
[art / hongkong]

Hong Kong at night is impressively lit, and poorly captured by a cameraphone

12:22, 08/09/2005
Hong Kong at night is impressively lit, and poorly captured by a cameraphone
[hongkong]

One building does my head in... the one that looks 2D due to the angular lighting bars

13:01, 08/09/2005
One building does my head in... the one that looks 2D due to the angular lighting bars
[hongkong]

The engine room of the ship, aarrrrr, full speed ahead matey!

13:20, 08/09/2005
The engine room of the ship, aarrrrr, full speed ahead matey!
[hongkong]

This was the BEST DESSERT EVER, in the 'Mango House'

13:28, 08/09/2005
This was the BEST DESSERT EVER, in the 'Mango House'
[food / hongkong]

A misty view of the city as we head into the mainland away from the island

13:47, 08/09/2005
A misty view of the city as we head into the mainland away from the island
[hongkong]