My first stop on our recent 7th Fleet deployment was Hong Kong, which we hit after a little over a month underway. I have always enjoyed Hong Kong, from my first visit way back in 1998 until this recent one over a decade later. It's a gorgeous city...absolutely gorgeous.
Here are some snapshots:
My ship in the harbor:
I would definitely call Hong Kong crowded, as this street suggests:
Yes, that's a cow tongue...out in the open air!
Stanley Market is a very popular tourist spot on the island:
Night-time look at the city:
On my final day, I went with some friends to meet Nathan Loudin, the missions pastor at the International Baptist Church-Hong Kong. Nathan is the 2nd from the right: