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Hong Kong Random [Aug. 7th, 2008|12:40 pm]
susan smitten

I should be posting pictures from my two Japan trips last month, or from Texas in June, or those four fabulous days in Ghana. But I just got back yesterday from Hong Kong, so here's some of that. I've been to Hong Kong before, but didn't take a proper camera.

It was warm and rainy and pleasant. Last time I did all the sightseeing (Victoria Peak, antique district, night markets..) so this time I just had good local food and went shopping. At Toys R Us. And a grocery store. Hey, Muyan! Hong Kong has Freshness Burger! And chu-hi!

Bought these for the two little katoributa stickers.

Standby tonight. Fingers crossed for something easy... hoping for an India flight, for the food.

[User Picture]From: abetterday
2008-08-07 10:37 am (UTC)
Your pictures are made of shiny and awesome.
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2008-08-08 03:17 am (UTC)
You always say the nicest things!
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[User Picture]From: dubaiwalla
2008-08-08 04:04 am (UTC)
The nicest things are generally true.

I like the entire set, but the first photo was my favorite.
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[User Picture]From: givethesignal
2008-08-07 12:48 pm (UTC)
Freshness Burger!? I LOVE Freshness Burger!!

The flagship Freshness Burger store is like a five-minute walk from my house!
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2008-08-08 03:18 am (UTC)
Is it! I always loved Freshness Burger, too. Very natsukashii.
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[User Picture]From: beeooll
2008-08-07 01:43 pm (UTC)
did you purchase the beer and enjoy life? :)

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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2008-08-08 03:19 am (UTC)
I did! Who knew it was that simple?

(What I actually purchased was "Lychee Jolly Shandy." It was .5% alcohol and it tasted goooood.)
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[User Picture]From: ambient1
2008-08-07 02:03 pm (UTC)
Yummm.. Loofah - it exfoliates and tastes great in stir fry.
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2008-08-08 03:21 am (UTC)
See, I couldn't figure that out. They speak English in Hong Kong, so I'm thinking that when they say they'll feed you "loofah," they mean it. But how? Have you ever tasted a loofah? Is it better than it sounds??

My colleague eating at the restaurant with me was highly amused that I spotted the "loofah" sign, and even more amused that a pilot with us didn't know what a loofah was, and needed us to explain to him why it was funny.
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[User Picture]From: ambient1
2008-08-09 03:34 am (UTC)
My mom has grown them in her garden in the past. I assume parts are edible before it dries into the skin scraping thingy people keep in the shower.
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[User Picture]From: pongatari
2008-08-07 02:10 pm (UTC)
"Purchase beer and enjoy life"

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[User Picture]From: dj_per
2008-08-07 06:57 pm (UTC)
Shouldn't it be "Drink Beer and Enjoy Life?" LOL

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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2008-08-08 03:25 am (UTC)
"Drink lawfully purchased beer and enjoy life."
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[User Picture]From: plumb76
2008-08-19 02:55 pm (UTC)

Auggghhh! AGES!

Oh my gosh, its been AGES!! I actually came here to find you--- so glad youre still blogging (I guess its me that cant keep up with one thing for long).

I am still living in Tokyo, still doing the fashion thing, and as well now consulting for a luxe Travel Agency here.
Anyway, I would love to tell you about what I`m trying to do with them, about pushing Dubai for the HNW/UHNW individual here. I would love some input from a Dubai insider--

my email is misha at mishajanette dot com

I would truly love to hear from you-

Best regards,
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