Skip to main content

HK Day 2 : Walk in the Park

Day 2...

Itinerary for the day was to go to Victoria's Peak then Ocean Park after.

According to good old wiki ->
Victoria Peak (traditional Chinese: 太平山, or previously- 扯旗山) is a mountain in Hong Kong. It is also known as Mount Austin, and locally as The Peak. The mountain is located in the western half of Hong Kong Island. With an altitude of 552 m (1,810 ft), it is the highest mountain on the island proper, but not in the entirety of Hong Kong

We started the day early and the group (together with Kai's Ninang) opted to take a leisurely (leisurely nga ba? :P) walk on our way there.

We got to pass by HongKong Park, where people were jogging, strolling and just taking their time sitting at the really nice benches. Such a different sight to see when you're in HongKong coz everything seems to be really fast-paced there.


And I love love the colorful flowers and really neat set-up.


I could spend the rest of the morning there just emoting.. Haha! :P One more thing I loved about our walk is that I got to appreciate the different building structures HongKong has. Lookie, my favorite buildings are those two transformer-looking ones ->


I love it that I the streets were clear and clean. We definitely don't see much of that here in Manila. Then finally... we made it to The Peak.


Welcome to the Peak! [to be continued...] =)

CARPE DIEM!
I'm out.

Comments

Dennis Villegas said…
Hi Cza! Looks like you and your friends have enjoyed the HK. I've never been to HK so this series is quite a treat.
mariaeliza8 said…
Ang dami mo nang posts!! Tinatamad pa ko eh... saka wala akong ipopost.. nasa inyo lahat ng pics ko =P
witsandnuts said…
HK has very impressive buildings. After our visit to The Peak, we went around that night to Central area and took photos of the buildings. Especially prettier at night.
Cza said…
@Dennis - Thank you! Glad you're enjoying it. :)

@Eliza - Gising gising! Start posting. Copy mo yung nasa multiply muna? :P Hehe.

@witsandnuts - Ooooh.. we should have seen it at night din pala. Next time next time. :)
the donG said…
wow! beautiful HK. the fountain is really beautiful but despite the beauty of the surroundings, i like the two subjects in the last photo. hehehe... cool pose.
Rico said…
Loved the wacky photos. Sure looks like you guys had a lof of fun!
Cza said…
@the donG - Thanks!!! :)

@Rico - We did we did! :) Glad you liked the photos too. :D

Popular posts from this blog

Hoyohoy Villas

I didn't know what to expect on our summer trip to Bantayan. I was in Cebu with my family just a couple of weeks before our Bantayan trip so I knew what to do when we arrived at Cebu, and that is to look for our shuttle that'll bring us to the pier so that we can go on a ferry boat to Bantayan Island. What I wasn't ready for was the long shuttle ride. It took us, 1.5-2 hours of roadtrip until we got to the pier and another 1.5-2 hours on boat.

Tired from traveling, we were just really ready to get to the hotel/resort to freshen up. . We were welcomed by colorful pedicabs when we arrived. Manong told us they were our ride to Hoyohoy Villas.


I'm happy the place didn't disappoint us

We were given complimentary refreshments right away...

Our villas...


Exploring the resort..




I really liked the place... the fun was just about to start. :)

Hoyohoy VillasTalisay, Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island Cebu City, Philippines


CARPE DIEM!
I'm out.

Mother's Day 2017

This time last year, I was celebrating this special day for mothers with our little munchkin still inside my tummy.  I felt I had the right to co-celebrate with all amazing moms (and dad-moms, lolo/lola-moms, sibling-moms etc) of the world because technically I'm a mom already. Little did I know that being a mom is far from what I imagined it to be. Spoiler: IT'S WAY BETTER! :)
After giving birth, I was exhausted. Happy, relieved, and just plain exhausted. It was a grueling almost 24 hours of "labor". I was brought to the hospital around 6AM on the 27th, hoping that I will give birth a couple of hours later so I was pretty sure our little boy's birthday will be July 27. It took me a whole day of waiting, monitoring, cm-checking and "doc wala pa ba talaga" questioning before finally seeing our little one the morning after at 5:55AM.
This year, I am definitely, solidly, officially, proudly a mom on mother's day. Everyday I thank God for this blessing…

Ba-Bye Ate

Today was quite a sad day for our family. For a very close-knit family, goodbyes are really extra difficult to say . Especially if the one leaving will be miles and seas away.


My Ate (with her husband) left this morning for the US. They'll be starting their new life there. She already has work so I don't need to worry about that anyway, and I'm sure that she'll definitely do well. My parents were really sad... maybe it's the thought of being "away" from her. Tipong you have to hop on a plane pa just to be able to get to her. The whole family has US visa naman, we can go there anytime (as long as we have the money I guess :p)

Yes, I cried a lot as well... and I guess it's because of all the bilins I got from her. The one that stuck the most "Ikaw na bahala dito ha.. Alagaan mo sila Mama and Papa. Si Ivan ha... Wag mo silang pabayaan." My nephew on the other hand was a different story... he was eager to go home already when we got to NAIA. Haha!…