26 Oct '11, 12pm
Nan Lian Garden
Today is Deepavali. We will never forget last year’s Deepavali when we started our trip stuck behind four and half hours of traffic jam crawling from Singapore to Malaysia. I put my bladder to the ultimate test. Since then, we have not driven to Malaysia. According to local news, earlier this year, when Malaysia Customs first rolled out the fingerprint verification system, the traffic jam had extended to eight hours. The only time I could hold my pee that long is when I am having a very good sleep. I cringe thinking about such scenario. This year’s Deepavali, Cynthia and I are in Hong Kong. If you have not visited Nan Lian Garden, you ought to pay it a visit. The nearest MTR station is Diamond Hill. The garden is filled with rare plantations and fossil stones imported from, I presume, China. Today was my second visit. Inside a souvenir shop that I must have missed in my fi...