Irregular Posts; Hong Kong

Monday March 3, 2014 Wai, “Never saw the sun?” “Nope. For five days, it was always a low cloud cover that obscured Victoria Peak and the tops of buildings more than 50 stories tall.” A couple of days the early morning sun light the sides of buildings that projected above the others. A promise not kept; a suggestion not fulfilled. The grey cloud cap reigned and occasionally drizzled on us all. HK was about walking, shopping and eating. We landed in HK from Kuala Lumpur on the aforementioned budget AsiaAir. Alice had arrived by train from Guangzhou to meet us at the airport. Since it was lunch AND budget Asia and did not serve food, we ate a dimsum in the airport. The Crystal Jade had wonderful XiaoLongBao, a shanghai dumpling with pork soup broth INSIDE with the solid pork filling. When you bite it, the warm and savory juice explodes in your mouth…be ready or it will ooze out and dribble down your chin and you will miss wonder-fullness. Hong Kong is just as growing as it was when we were here in 2006. The crane is the City Bird. We were at the Hyatt Regency in Kowloon with David and Alice. During the day Friday and Monday, David had to work, so Alice, Meg, and I walked the city of Hong Kong,; her former neighborhood and a small Nanjing style restaurant for dim sum lunch. On Friday we logged about 5 hours of city viewing-walking with rides on the Star Ferry between Kowloon and Central HK.   We meet David at 6P to get ready for dinner....