Our great friend of many, many years, Andrea arrived in Hong Kong for fun, shopping, site seeing and a trip to Burma. She, just like Jim and Marcia, filled a grocery list of items to make our time here more like home. Thank you for that.
We filled the two weeks with: Ten Thousand Buddhas, subway rides, plane rides, shopping, Macau, temples, Cat Street, Hong Kong Mailboxes, shopping, dinner at Feast, gin and tonics,hydro ferries, shopping, martinis, horse and buggy rides, wine, shopping, woks, photographing cats on the street,BLACK flag rain storms, lunch at Himalaya, vegetarian dim sum, Star Ferry, Big Rubber Ducky in the Harbor, shopping, a stroll on the Ave of the Stars, Orwell’s Burmese Days, Sham Shui Po, cyclones, Shanghai St., dinner at Fernando’s,thunder and lightening, Ruins of St. Paul, shopping, Long Wah Tea House, shopping, lunch at Chi Lin Nunnery, Hong Kong Park, parasols, scheming, Aung San Suu Kyi, lunch at the Tea House in HKG Park, a hike to The Peak, shopping, “one of the best meals of my life,” (X2 after Fernando’s), rubber shoes, Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace,lucky money, temples, shopping, palm readings, oh yeah….did I mention shopping! Mom would be proud!