A Very Pleasant Peak Circle Walk on 11Jan2016

peak tower

peak tower

after a most satisfying breakfast at tao heung mongkok  稻香旺角, fair weather returned so we made our way to central station & took 2 taxis (we had 6pax) to the peak 山顶.

taxi fare was about HK$60 to HK$62. this c/w HK$28 one way/HK$40 return by tram. more importantly, there’s usually a long queue at the peak tram going up & some distance to walk from central mtr exit. 🙂

of course it’s cheaper by bus, but taxi up is still the most convenient, & we had the option of tram down which we did.

view from peak tgalleria rooftop

view from peak galleria rooftop

taxi took us to peak galleria 山顶广场.

we got to the rooftop. sky little overcast. weather was perfect like 17degC.  this direction seems to be looking out to aberdeen & deep water bay.

view from peak tgalleria rooftop

view from peak galleria rooftop

& stanley?

edvard munch the scream =trickeye museum peak galleria

edvard munch the scream =trickeye museum peak galleria

there was a trickeye museum for optical illusions. 🙂

& a replica of edvard munch the scream at the entrance to the museum.

1 level down there was tai cheong 泰昌饼家, a brand of tao heung group. this the one where the stall at lyndhurst terrace the last british governor chris patten claimed had the best egg tarts in hong kong. trust the guy to know what is a good egg tart? we tried the egg tart. i have done this more than once at tai cheong 泰昌饼家 including the one at lyndhurst terrace but it was still so-so for me, a little too sweet & nothing c/w the burnt portugese egg tart.

victoria harbour & kowloon bay, IFC & ICC

victoria harbour & kowloon bay, IFC & ICC

we took the lesiurely 1 hr peak circle walk. 🙂

nice view of victoria harbour & kowloon bay, & the 2 tallest buildings, ICC on kowloon side & IFC on HK island side. 🙂

victoria harbour & kowloon bay, IFC & ICC

victoria harbour & kowloon bay, IFC & ICC

i did not take so many scenery shots like my last walk here on 4.4.2015.

& though we had quite many people shots, i do not post these on my public post.

victoria harbour & ICC

victoria harbour & ICC

great view of victoria harbour,

anchorage, tsing yi bridge

anchorage, tsing yi bridge

the anchorage & the bridge linking to tsing yi island.

tsing ma & lantau bridges

tsing ma & lantau bridges

& further the bridges from tsing yi to mawan island & from mawan island to lantau island.

a very relaxing & refreshing walk. nice air…good cheer…

we finished 2-ish. there was no queue for the tram down. so we took the tram & walked to yat lok 一乐stanley street to have our roast goose 烧鹅 fix!

c.h.e.f andy

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