After nearly seven hours on the island there is only one way left to see Hong Kong. It's by Sampan. From the Peak Tram Station it is another chance to hop on “The Big Red Bus”.
A few minutes of waiting after arriving at Aberdeen and I am corralled along with others by an elderly lady onto a Sampan boat (which I think is being driven by her unhappy husband).
As always, it is soothing for me to be on the water and my fascination of seeing the mixture of the new and old way of life around “Fragrant Harbor” is relaxing.
A landmark in this area is “Jumbo Floating Restaurant”. A huge multilevel building anchored in the middle of the water. Jumbo provides free water taxi service from a few nearby docks for those desiring to experience it's unique atmosphere and cuisine.
Our cruise continues and we get close up looks of boats that seem to have been here since Hong Kong was discovered. Our driver does a skillful job navigating between these vessels that I am sure have many interesting stories to tell.