per l’amaro e il dolce…

June 20, 2009 at 2:07 pm 2 comments

Hong Kong felt a lot like New York minus all my friends and familiarities.

The sky scrapers, condominiums, smartly dressed men and women, the Chanels and Diors, traffic, massive trollops of people, and general claustrophobia is one aspect of Hong Kong; the other is a green place, an archipelago of islands on which stand hundreds of lush mountains.

Unfortunately my sickness and the wicked heat of the islands induced me to spend most of my time passively.

a friend and me stand on Victoria Peak overlooking central Hong Kong

a friend and me stand on Victoria Peak overlooking central Hong Kong

Stanley beach in HK

Stanley beach in HK

Yesterday: Almost missed my flight to Bangkok and hurt my legs running through the airport with my backpack; I read and finished a book on the 2+ hour flight (a simple one, Mitch Albom’s Five people you meet in heaven); shared a taxi with a guy from the UK to Khoasan Rd and found a room (the worst one i’ve stayed in yet perhaps) for the night.

The circus on Khoasan Rd...

The circus on Khoasan Rd...

Hong Kong felt a lot like New York minus all my friends and familiarities. Despite t

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. GS  |  June 22, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    Hello Lenulya!
    What does it mean ‘the worst one i’ve stayed in yet perhaps’?
    There are not water, air and light but ants, snakes and noise?
    Be well

    Reply
  • 2. Yelena Shuster  |  June 26, 2009 at 9:43 pm

    no, just no window and dirty sheets

    Reply

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