where did my shoes go?? part 2

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long escalator

Alright. Here comes my unforgettable day. Starting was really nice.

I got up pretty early. The day before, there were 3 europian girls (i found out they were from denmark) but they were already gone. Chelsea, my new friend from canada, told me they left like 5am and they were so loud packing and everything but i didn't even know when they left. I guess I was too tired last night.. We left the hostel about 10am. Chelsea wanted to drink smoothie at wherever she went the other day. So we went there, it's called 'MIX'. It seemed everywhere in HK. And then we hit to the pier to go to the mainland by star ferry. At the pier, there was a waffle/coffee shop. We decided to have them when we get back. We got on the star ferry. I liked it. Better than MTR and cheaper.

First, we went to Avenue of Stars. I know only 3 chinese actors but I wanted to go. It was too early so all the shops were closed still. They opens from 5pm!!! Weird..

Last night we were talking about our hostel and I told her that I almost booked the other one on Nathen Street. If you've been to Hong Kong, you know where am I talking about. Yes, Chungking Mansion. An old building that has everything. Werid shops, a change booth, tons of hostels, and more.. We both new it was the worst place to stay. I even read it from hostelworld.com, says they saw a cockroach!!! NO WAY to stay there!! So we were wondring what's the building looks like. After we saw some celebrities' hands print, we went to see Chungking Mansion.  WOW!!! DIRTY, SMELLY and what's this atomosphere!?!?!? I've never felt scared in weird way.

at avenue of stars
. It wasn't Hong Kong. Many east asian people were selling fake brands. So we left right after we entered that building! haha!!

We moved up to  Monk Kok and went to the street called 'sneaker street' that's what it says on my book.. and it is sneaker street. They should change the name! I was very excited about this street because I wanted to buy some shoes so bad. I personaly love Puma and looked every stores. All stores are the same!! Selling the same shoes, same price. I didn't even know those were fake or not.. Some shoes were expensive than Japan. I was shocked! Wll, my dream of buying shoes in here wasn't fulfilled...AHHHH!!!!!

I didn't what else to do or see with her.. thought I had my plans but that plans were FOR ME! not WITH HER! So we went back to Central and at pier, we had a YUMMY waffle!!!!! ahhhhhhh i miss it so much!!!!

We both LOVE shopping but didn't shopping the day before even we saw some shops from outside on the way to thai restaurant.

my hands on Jet Li's.. he has such a small hands!!
.  Now, it's time for shopping!!!! Went to here and there and here again... bought some nice shoes at CK on sale!!! and a skirt  :D  We were supposed to meet German girl later that night but I misunderstood so the party night was canceled.. yeah, my fault.. sorry girls but she had to leave early the next day so... hehe :P   Anyway, after shopping, we went back to the hostel and left our stuff and went to Central again This time, we went to the Peak.  I knew there was a few way to see a view but we didn't know how to get out of that building so we paid and went top of the building instead. Oh, how amazing is that!?!? VERY beautiful!!!!!!!!  I saw lots and lots of Japanese tourits there. They had a laser show at 8pm. Ok, not so cool at all.
chinese new year thing
. I was like.. this is it!?!?!?!? ha! I was expecting more than that!!! Oh well.... the view was awesome so it was all good :)  By the time we left there was almost 9pm and we didn't eat for how long?? after waffle? so maybe.... 6 hours or so?? We weren't that hungry.. I don't remember I eat something that day other than waffle.. I don't think I did.  OK, I am hungry now! She's vegitarian so we can't go here or there. We first went to MIX if they still have brittos.. They had but only meat brittos left.. now what? She was ok with pizza so went to Pizza Express. Holy! expensive!! But we were hungry so didn't care the price and food was great!!!

We left about 11pm.. took MTR and got back to hostel. I had to leave the next day so I started to packing.

some arts
. Allright, let's put my shoes into my shoes bag.. and I remember I put my shoes under the bed so I looked down the bed.. mm?? I saw a guy's suit case, flip flops for us from the hostel and no shoes. WTF!!!!!! Where are my shoes!???!?!?!!?!!!??!! My black ballet shoes!!!! THEY'RE GONE!! seriosly, GONE!!!!  I looked everywhere for 10-15minutes. Even my roommates(chelsea and other new guys) helped me. The stuff weren't there that time. I can't believe someone actually stole my shoes!!! I don't think it was my roommate. Then who???? After a few days later, I realized that maybe the stuff girl stole them!! My shoes don't walk around by themselves!!!!!!!!!! I was packing and angry at the same time. But I couldn't find them so I had to give up.
me-left, chelsea-right
I told Chelsea if she seems or hears about my shoes, email me but she said she didn't hear or see. OK, fine! I'll buy the same pair when I got back to Japan then! Glad the shop is still selling the same shoes!!

Feeling pissed and couldn't calm down for a while but had to leave early so went to bed... couldn't sleep well that night. Sure I couldn't!!

hoangn says:
tip: lock everything away into your suitcase... always!
Posted on: Apr 05, 2010
momiji says:
yeah.. it's horrible, huh? don't leave your shoes when you go out :)
Posted on: Mar 30, 2008
momiji says:
i stayed at 'yes inn' in fortress hill. it was small but cozy and cute, very colorful in our room.
Posted on: Mar 28, 2008
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long escalator
long escalator
at avenue of stars
at avenue of stars
my hands on Jet Lis.. he has such…
my hands on Jet Li's.. he has suc…
chinese new year thing
chinese new year thing
some arts
some arts
me-left, chelsea-right
me-left, chelsea-right
sneaker street!! they all look the…
sneaker street!! they all look th…
YUMMY waffles
YUMMY waffles
Chelsea and I were SO excited to g…
Chelsea and I were SO excited to …
tram to go up to peak
tram to go up to peak
beautiful
beautiful
star ferry
star ferry
HK island from star ferry
HK island from star ferry
on the ferry
on the ferry
Hong Kong
photo by: Sunflower300