23.07.2010 - 23.07.2010
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The Dragon Boat Festival we’d looked forward to today was cancelled because of the rain, so we headed back over to the Island and purchased an open top bus ticket. After the rain had stopped obviously. We visited the observation deck of the China Bank Building on the 43rd floor because I’d not spent enough time already standing on huge buildings in Hong Kong battling my immense fear of heights. The view was nice though.
We braved the cable hanging mountain ride again to the top of Victoria Peak to get the view we’d looked forward to, Hong Kong by night.
It was breath taking. It was very busy at the top but there are benefits to being 2 feet taller then everyone else in the country.
To get the complete Hong Kong experience we ate at Bubba Gump’s Shrimp Shack at the top of the Peak. The place was decorated with banners saying ‘run Forrest run!’ and ‘life is like a box a chocolates’ – I still don’t see the relevance but the food was great. We sat eating looking over the whole of Hong Kong, a great end to a perfect day.