Boars to robots in one surreal Hong Kong day

14 12 2016

Fresh from my unexpected run-in with Hong Kong’s urban wildlife, I headed to Mongkok after work to wander in the bright lights and dine at my new favourite spot, the robot cha chaan teng “Kam Mong” (golden Mongkok) on Portland Street. For the price of a cold drink you can be served by “Golden Future Arrives”, a curvaceous 1950s wait-bot, and the manager chatted with us as we ate, explaining the hidden significance of the name (which can also be read – at a stretch – as “Communists not yet coming”) before we hopped on to a mini-bus outside the Golden Chicken Centre to speed home through the Eastern tunnel, minds reeling from the possibilities of a single Hong Kong day.




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14 12 2016

Reblogged this on O LADO ESCURO DA LUA.

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