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HK Day 1 : Avenue of Stars and Symphony of Lights

The evening of Day 1 was spent watching the Symphony of Lights, walking at the Avenue of Stars to look for our favorite Chinese artists and eating cuttlefish. :)

The light show was really neat! Nice nice colors. Sobrang ang dilim pala tlaga dito sa Manila. Tsktsk....

Anyways, we found them!!!

I found Bruce Lee..

Arvic found Jackie Chan...

I found my own Jackie too.... Haha!

And of course, my favorite! Jet Li!!!! We almost didn't find him because a stall almost covered his name up already. Tsktsk. They really should move that stall.

Yes, I will be overloading you with moooooore pics. :P

Walked some more and was ready to go home already.. then.. we found Bruce Lee again.

We were really hungry already because of too much walking. Then there was a stall selling cuttlefish and it really smelled delicious so we bought ourselves some..

It was good when it was still hot.. but then turned out rubbery when it started to get cold already. Good thing I just shared 1 order with Arvic. I made him eat up my share. Hehe.

That ends day 1. :) The following days' adventures will be posted sooooon. Promise!

I'm out.


witsandnuts said…
Is the cuttlefish the same with this one that I ate in Disneyland?

I got addicted to Korean Squid. I didn't notice the cuttlefish vendor that night. Maybe I was too busy taking photos after the Symphony of Lights. Lol.
Cza said…
@witsandnuts - ooooh.. looks the same! :) The one we bought was hot from the pan (or that metal thing). Hehe. It was really delicious at first, plus the smell was enticing. :D

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