Raining again in Hong Kong--darn! We really don't let the weather bother us, although we would like one clear day for a trip up to Victoria Peak. So far it's been so "socked in" that we can't even see it!
This morning we took a side trip from Hong Kong to the small town of Stanley. We rode the subway to the central station, then a bus from there, about a 45 minute journey. The buses in Hong Kong are double deckers, so on the way out we sat "upstairs" right in front. Once we were out of the city area, it was a narrow winding road, with some pretty views over the harbor.
The small town on Stanley is on the southeastern part of Hong Kong Island. It was once a small fishing village, but now is best know for it's very touristy Stanley Market. We did take a stroll around the market and enjoyed the lively atmosphere but didn't buy a thing. We walked down to the waterfront, it's a pretty little spot with nice views out into the bay. Here we are:
We decided that since it wasn't pouring down rain (at the moment!) we would stroll through the Temple Street Night Market. It was pretty crazy--lots of people!