China 2016 – Day 5 – Hong Kong – Part 1 – 16 November 2016

Exploring Hong Kong

Sheung Wan

As I left my hotel this morning, I walked through the dried seafood streets again, past high-rise apartments, past narrow roads, past vegetable markets, and made my way to Man Mo Temple on Hollywood Road.

Sheung Wan Dried Seafood
Sheung Wan Dried Seafood
Sheung Wan
Sheung Wan
Sheung Wan
Sheung Wan
Markets - Sheung Wan
Markets – Sheung Wan
Sheung Wan
Sheung Wan- I love the scaffolding!
Sheung Wan
Sheung Wan
Upper Lascar Row - Cat Street
Upper Lascar Row – Cat Street

Man Mo Temple – Taoist Temple

I figured I’d go to this temple, as it wasn’t far from my hotel – about a 10-minute walk along some pretty cool streets.

The temple was much smaller than I thought, as was basically in two separate buildings, with a shared forecourt.

Man Mo Temple

Looking up to the ceilings I couldn’t work out what all the spiral things were until I realised they were incense and that’s why the room was so full of incense smoke and smells. I wondered how many hours these would burn for…. This was a pretty cool little temple, and I’m glad I came here.

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Hollywood Road

I continued along Hollywood road for a while, until I came to the mid-level escalators.

Hollywood Road
Hollywood Road
Eglin Street, Central
Eglin Street, Central
Hollywood Road
Hollywood Road

Mid Level Escalators

I headed down the escalators, as that was the direction they were moving when I got there. Otherwise, I would have gone up!

Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators
Mid Level Escalators

St John’s Cathedral

I found myself in Central, and saw a sign to the Peak Tram, and made my way in that direction, stopping at St John’s Cathedral. I must admit, I was a little disappointed – I probably wouldn’t go out of my way to come back here again.

Former Legislative Council Building, Central
Former Legislative Council Building, Central
Des Voeux Road, Central
Des Voeux Road, Central
Queens Road, Central
Queens Road, Central
Queens Road, Central
Queens Road, Central
Garden Road, Central
Garden Road, Central

St John's Cathedral
St John’s Cathedral
St John's Cathedral
St John’s Cathedral
St John's Cathedral
St John’s Cathedral
St John's Cathedral
St John’s Cathedral

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