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Day three

Mid-levels escalators - Mong Kok - Nan Lian Garden - Chi Lin Nunnery - Sha Tin Racecourse

One of the "main" public attractions we missed two years ago were the mid-level escalators. A set of escalators from the bay up into the hills. In total it takes about 20 minutes to ride all escalators to the "top". If this doesn't sound exciting I don't know what does!

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This is where the airconditioners live

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Once at the top we had to make our way back down (the escalators only go one way),

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Partly built in the mountains, Hong Kong is a maze of elevated roadways with "Jungle" below.

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Once we were back down we took the subway to our next destination, Mong Kok where supposedly there was a secret back alley with tons of graffiti.

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Walking around in Hong Kong you have to be careful not to walk under leaking airconditioners.

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Thanks to an excellent guide we found our way to the alley. In the alley there were a couple of groups creating photo's for the latest streatwear. Looks like we're finally one of the cool kids ;)

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Not everyone approved.

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It was round lunchtime, so we headed back into the heart of Mong Kok in search for food.

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After lunch we headed to Nan Lian Garden.

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For some reason the route to the Sha Tin Racecourse was not posted anywhere so we took a wrong turn somewhere and it took us a good 45 minutes to backtrack and head the right way. This left us just in time to see the very last race of the day, all I could manage this this photo :(

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