Sun God is back in town!

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Wan Chai
Believe it or not - I'm always sooo lucky with the weather whenever I travel, this time being no exception! So if you like nice weather on your trip, just invite me to join you! haha :-P
I'm really happy to be back in Hong Kong, one of my favorite cities in the world! I'm always happy to be in such a nice city, but this time it's different:
It's only been a few days since the european airspace was closed because of that Volcano situation in Iceland. My flight on tuesday was cancelled, so I had to re-book my ticket.
When I first re-booked, nobody knew when flights are back to normal, so I got a ticket for saturday - that is, today's saturday! So I wouldn't even be here in HK yet!
Luckily, I was able to get on an earlier flight on thursday :-)

That's why I'm sooo happy to be here today!
I didn't even make big plans for today.
Fountains near East Ocean Centre
.. just enjoying myself, visiting some places, going to TST to say hi to Chispa, who sadly has to work today.

For this trip I bought a new tripod for my camera, a Slik Pro. Really nice and lightweight travel tripod. As it was such a nice sunny day, I went to Nan Liang Garden near Diamond Hill MTR station. I really loved that waterfall with the restaurant behind, so I wanted to take better photos using the tripod.
After getting there, I unpacked my super-duper new tripod and was about to set up my camera, when a security guard approached me and said "Sir, according to our garden rules, no tripods please!" Aaaaargh! Dude, this tripod travelled 5500 miles just to take nice long exposure pictures of that waterfall! That's what I thought, of course I didn't argue with that guy in uniform ...
Whatever... tripod or not, this garden is very nice!

Later that evening I had the chance to use my tripod to take some nice photos at Kowloon public pier.
After taking a bunch of pictures - and seeing the light show for the first time! - I met TB Erica to have some drinks at the iSquare mall on Nathan Road.

'nuff for today! Back to the Butterfly, get some sleep! :-)
Kurisu says:
Haha, yeah, Rain God doesn't like me, always leaves the place when I show up! :-P
Posted on: May 13, 2010
alicegourmet says:
Glad that you arrive HK on a sunny day! Seems that you scared away the god of rain! :)
Posted on: May 12, 2010
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Wan Chai
Wan Chai
Fountains near East Ocean Centre
Fountains near East Ocean Centre
Fountains near East Ocean Centre
Fountains near East Ocean Centre
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Kitty on the Coffee...So sweet! :-)
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