The amazing 107ct yellow diamond ring by Graff, when plants go wild and only thin people eat salads
Scratch beneath the surface and there is a side to Hong Kong that most people do not get to see... I imagine Hong Kong is like most big cities with lots of dark, dodgy alleys ripe for exploration, the difference here is that you are safe to walk down them and I do!
If you are a Jeweller then Hong Kong is heaven, since the Mainland Chinese Tourists started arriving in Hong Kong in late 2003 there has been an explosion of very upmarket Jewellery shops selling very fancy and very expensive jewellery.
Graff in the Peninsula Hotel is the epitome of class and that yellow diamond ring of 107ct is so very Elizabeth Taylor.
.... and I wonder if anyone has checked to see if the tenants of this apartment are actually alive.
It would appear that you cannot use the term "fat" anymore as people find it offensive, so I will be sensitive - whenever I pass this salad bar I never, ever see ever so slightly overweight people, the place is always packed with thin folk and eating here is probably why they stay thin.
It is such a simple thing.....
and yet I struggle daily, perhaps I should stop by this place more often.
Yes, this is me doing my best Anorak impression, taking pictures of trains from the platform. so very, very sad.
I am ever so slightly OCD when it comes to cleanliness and neatness and I shiver and then break out in a cold sweat when ever I pass this shop selling who knows what. I reckon I could have the place sorted, cleaned, shelved, tagged and boxed within 48 hours.
This is not the car of a street sleeper. I actually like it ( to a point ) and it has a complex number plate
The Intercontinental is a very fine Hotel here in Hong Kong ( although I preferred it when it was called the Regent Hotel 20+ years ago ) it has probably the best views of any Hotel in Hong Kong but it is NOT as convenient as people say it is... you still have to get across Salisbury Road via tunnels!
One of these days I will do a photo essay of this road.
One of my favourite street views on the Island
I do personal walking tours around Hong Kong, I am on the streets every day and I have a somewhat interesting perspective of this wonderful city I have called my home for 37 years. My private walking tours are perfect for visitors who want a detailed overview of Hong Kong prior to exploring on their own and for people who are only here for a day or two who want to make the most of their limited time here.
Many clients book me for their first full day in Hong Kong, they get to see the best that Hong Kong has to offer + a crash course on our wonderful public transport system and then they go exploring for the rest of their stay armed with step by step instructions and recommendations from me....
I am available at very short notice, I get many last minute bookings and may well be available even if you arrive in Hong Kong without making plans! so please check my calendar, if it says I am free then I am available to do a tour!! Simply send me a message for a prompt reply
...oh, and if you book a tour then you are booking a tour with me, I do not employ other guides.