Thoughts on Hong Kong

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  1. BillyKidd

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    May have a chance for a quick trip to HK shortly. Haven't been there for years. Any feelings on whether it is wort a visit nowadays or not? I know that depends on what interests you (ie: in this case not so much shopping etc) but I figure I could fill a few days doing.......something. Not sure what HK offers these days.
     
  2. Apresski

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    I'm going for 10days in October. Used to live there 38 years ago and have been back a few times. Get out to the village of Tai O at the end of Lantau, take trips to Cheung Chau and Lamma Islands. Get over to Aberdeen and explore the village. Shek O and Big Wave Bay for a day at the beach.
     
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    Be awesome if the kumite was on.
     
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    Thanks. Good tips. I like Lamma. The eating was good there.
     
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    How much do you have to drink to fire that up? :p
     
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    We did the 32 hour layover Vancouver to Perth 2 years ago. We had no trouble filling in our time. Train from airport so easy. Weather was really wet so didn't so as much walking around markets etc.

    Was crowded. Did the train up the big hill. Ate some local food. Caught up with s local friend. Drank beer. Worked well for adjusting to our time zone. Would do it again.
     
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    Walk up the peak! Not that far. .. if it aint 30° and a billion % humidity at least
     
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    There will not be any snow.
     
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    Walk?...what?

    I think if we're serious....

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    Getty Images for all the credit for this image.
     
  12. piolet

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    Its central, total blizzard on weekends. Bankers and lawyers
     
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    Yep that's the one.....don't know why it didn't post.
     
  14. me tun

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    Gee, I found this funny. One thing to look out for in HK is there are quite a few cool speakeasies (as in legitimate unlicensed bars)...
     
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    Where? I am back there in 4 weeks and always looking for new watering holes.
     
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    001 is definitely worth a look.
     
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    Added to my hkg list, ta

    Used to go to a total dive speakeasy out the back of orchard in singapore. Oh man that was dank
     
  19. Apresski

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    Spent my life in the Bull and Bear and the Godown with its famous back bar, probably before you were born!
     
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    Haha doesnt matter when as long as it was well lived! Although my hkg evenings are a little less hectic these days lel
     
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