After breakfast he took me for a walk around the city. He imminently without any words exchanged between us understood I was not accustomed to this heat. It was only 10:30-11 in the morning and the temperature was climbing fast. I found myself drinking constantly from the water strapped to my back.
|Little Parks like this were common in Hong Kong|
Even in the wee hours of the night I could see people
Playing music,preforming Thai Chi and just relaxing
We made our way into a building built like a warehouse, but packed with delicious scents of sea food. I have never liked sea food, the markets in america had always had a particular tang to them the so called "FRESH SEAFOOD SMELL" This was different.
|Salted Fish, Before refrigeration, this is how fish were preserved|
|Restaurants in Hong Kong Loved to showcase fish outside the shop|
There were very few things that bothered me in Hong Kong. I did not have as much culture shock as I had expected. There was a nice blend of both eastern and western culture here. I remember taking pictures left and right and I saw these turtles alive. They were all tangled up in a net how cruel i though.The stall owner imminently became infuriated with me when i pointed the camera. Luckily I was able to snap the picture.
In this market there was much more than just fish everything could be bought here almost like a flea market back or a farmers market back home.
|This fruit i found was most exotic in English it is called|
|On the bottom you can see Ginger. It is a common cooking ingredient|
and also used as a remedy in Chinese medicine