Monday, March 16, 2015

Day trip to Cheung Chau, HK

The initial plan was to head to Tai O as we wanted to do something a lil different from our usual HK travels (ie. hanging out in the city all day long). However, the hotel staff mentioned that if you're Chinese, there's nothing much to see in Tai O because you've 'seen it all' before - Tai O is famous for its fishing villages on stilts.

So we decided to scrap that plan and went to Cheung Chau instead, as recommended by my mum's friend for some good seafood.

We rented a bicycle to cycle around the little Island.

Faster faster horsey!!!

There's a market on the island that sells lots of live seafood.

The restaurant that we went to told us that we had to buy the seafood from the market and bring it to them to cook because they do not stock any. 

I think that it's best to go early to the market because we went there around 1 p.m. and most shops were already closed. Only a handful were still open. 

Nothing like fresh seafood!

Was hoping to get bigger prawns but . . . these were the biggest from the stall that we went to.

I love prawnies.

Bamboo clams. It was my first time eating this, believe it or not.

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