We tookÂ a bus bound forÂ Yu Yuan (è±«å›)Â one night. I had read about it in guidebooks, citing it as a tourist spotÂ during the day and night. The place was beautiful at night- all those lights! I couldn’tÂ have imaginedÂ olden-style architectureÂ mixing well with modern lighting, but they did a great job here. It felt like we were walking in a comic book.
Here are a couple of photos from my dSLR:
And a couple from my phone:
And a group photo from Ade:
Later on, Ade and Puey were very excited to find that aÂ Tsui Wah Restaurant (ç¿ è¯é¤å»³)Â wasÂ situated a five minute walk away from our hotel. It’s purportedly gained fame as a Hong Kong cafe,Â though I’d never heard of it before. Then again, I’d never have heard aboutÂ a lot of things if not for my foodie friends. It is unfortunate for the world that these two are way more active offline than online.
Anyway, we headed over for a supperÂ of condensed milk toast and some tea:
Speaking of night time eatings, our hotel was also located right across aÂ street famed for crayfish.Â Walking down that particular street proved to be an ordeal, having to dodge the aggressiveÂ touters trying to pull you into their seafood stall. Sometimes literally. One night we decided to try out Han Ji BBQ Lobster and ate so much it was almostÂ obscene:
Viva å°é¾™è™¾ and friends!