The “Views of an OHS Life” column aims to showcase the diversity of OHS students. It documents the day-to-day life of students living all over the world.
The second installment features Faith Cheng, a student currently residing in Hong Kong.
Cars driving on left side of the road…HK industrial buildings architecture, and constant construction work.
Long pieces of dough fried in hot oil (doughnut style). Legend says that long ago in china there was an evil lord over the land who oppressed the people of the land, and eventually the people got fed up and a mob threw the evil lord and his wife in hot oil, and that’s how the food got its name: “oil-fried devil,” translated directly. The fried dough pieces were originally for celebrating the liberation from oppression. I usually don’t think of that story when I’m eating.
This is like Hong Kong’s version of the US Congress—this is where big decisions are made.
So…this is a wall at the legislative council. A wall with stuff on it.
The piece of art on the wall is supposed to portray Hong Kong people going about their everyday lives.
BUT this is what it looks like when you stand underneath it looking up.
Small carton. 21HKD= ~2.72USD Yeah… we don’t drink chocolate milk that often.
Actually we biked. We were really up north in the New Territories district of Hong Kong. It’s really nice, as you can see. Note: that’s not fog. It’s smog. Ick.