Just came back after spending five days in Hong Kong. During the daytime, we didn’t go to any popular sightseeing place except meeting up with friends and relatives. In the evenings, we went back to the hotel to watch the news on TV about the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement.
A visit to the occupied zone
With clashes between the police and protesters, we had to avoid passing by the Mongkok area. The original protest site in Admiralty was occupied by aggressive leaders of the Umbrella Revolution. To get a glimpse of the Occupy Central supporters, we decided to pay a visit to the peaceful protest zone in Causeway Bay.
Causeway Bay was still bustling as usual even without Chinese tourists flocking there. We managed to find the closed-off area at Yee Wo Street. Both sides of the road were decorated by posters with slogans written in different languages. There were …