Photos from October 2012

Self explanatory I guess, any photos here were taken and blogged in October 2012.

Rented Bicycle, Cheung Chau island, Hong Kong

Today was my last full day in Hong Kong so before tonight's big bar crawl I decided to take the ferry to Cheung Chau island for the day. It is a little dumbbell shaped island about… Read more »

Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple, New Kowloon

I checked out Wong Tai Sin earlier this afternoon to see the hordes of locals and visitors praying for good fortune and lighting chin bamboo incense sticks. Numerous times I was asked… Read more »

Tian Tan Buddha, Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, HK

Also known as the 'Big Buddha' (wonder where that came from) this is one of the 5 big Buddha statues in China. It is made from bronze and is a supposed to be Buddha Amoghasiddhi. It… Read more »

The Jardines Noonday Gun, Hong Kong

A tradition which has been around since the early days of Hong Kong is the firing of the noon day gun. I wasn't expecting much but the blast was really loud and took a few of the spectators… Read more »

Sky Terrace, The Peak, Hong Kong

So I am currently enjoying the cool breeze up from the Sky Terrace up at Victoria Peak. I really was expecting to see much up here given the weather and pollution induced grey haze… Read more »

Sunny Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia

Was a real hot one today up at Manly beach. The corso and the beach were crammed with locals and tourists and the water full of surfers. It was my last Sunday here today so splashed… Read more »

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