Friday, February 6, 2009
AFSer Patrick: Chinese New Year in Hong Kong
Chinese New Year is serious business around here. There is a massive street fairs going on in Causeway Bay and Victoria Park. They have all sorts of different flowers, each supposed to bring their own brand of luck in the New Year. There are thousands of orange trees lined up everywhere, they are all for good luck as well. There are pin wheels that are supposed to change bad luck to good and red everywhere. This up coming year is the year of the ox. So there are all sorts of things floating around that are cow related. I bought a pack of cards that looks like a chocolate milk package. Read more.
AFS offers year programs to Hong Kong