GBA Lifestyle News
By Kate Springer | August 10th, 2015

If you’ve ever taken one step outside of your apartment and tried to walk anywhere… you’ve likely experienced the horror that is walking in Hong Kong. Those who were born and bred in a hyper-crowded nabe like Causeway Bay or Mong Kok probably don’t even notice it anymore, but if you hail from the outlying islands or sleepy Shek O: be prepared to get eaten alive. 

1. Trying to shop in Causeway Bay on a Saturday is like…
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2. Walking on a sidewalk in the rain…

Hong Kong in the Rain. Photo: Wilfredo Rodríguez
Hong Kong in the Rain. Photo: Wilfredo Rodríguez/Flickr

3. Navigating the MTR at rush hour. It’s you versus the ah pors and fat cats… and you ain’t gonna win.

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4. The epic effort it takes to walk through LKF on a weekend. Seriously, just go around.

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5. Race night in Happy Valley. Lord help you fend off the wobbly, swerving merrymakers.

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