Chung Kong Centre:
Lippo Centre, built by the Australian businessman Alan Bond and said to resemble hugging koalas:
Jardine House (hi willa), formerly the tallest building in Hong Kong:
International Finance Centre 2, almost the tallest building in Hong Kong:
… which looks over the harbour at the International Commerce Centre, actually the tallest building in Hong Kong:
We took the boat round Hong Kong island to Stanley, a beach town on the other side of the island, about 90 minutes away.
In Stanley there was –
This nice beach:
The first round of auditions for Season Next Top Dog Model 2012 (REALITY TV):
and the tiny Pak Tai temple on the edge of the cliff:
We then sailed home – this is us coming into HK harbour:
I relocated to my friends Gemma and Fergie's apartment on the slopes of Victoria Peak at mid-levels. Amazing view from their balcony down to Central and across to Kowloon, which I evacuated from at about 5pm yesterday.
I’ve been lost in a giant Chinese mall now for 45 minutes. I never want to see another mall – I didn’t come to Hong Kong to shop. I’m trying to find the casino.
I had a Roger Cook moment – this is a box of shark fins for sale, which is something that people get very upset about. I found them being sold at a wholesalers down a side street – they’re meant to be a delicacy and are eaten by the Chinese on special occasions. A bowl of shark fin soup can be sold in a rezza for $100US. This website gets very heated about the whole thing:
I’m campaigning – STOP SHARK FIN SOUP
This is the shady street where I found them for sale: