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Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

An afternoon in Tai O. Hong Kong's stilt village.
One of my favourite things about living in Hong Kong is that you're pretty much just a ferry ride away from a fun, adventure day out. At the weekend, we decided to hop on at Central to explore the nearby fisherman village of Tai O, situated in the South West of Lantau Island. We got a ferry at Pier 6 in Central, caught the #1 bus and hopped off in balmy heat. Ideal. Kinda. (Not.)

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

Managed to get the money shot at Central pier of one of the Star Ferries that makes many 7-minute journeys across the water every day. Probably end up catching one of these at least once a week.

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong
Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong
Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

Firstly, we took a HK$25 boat trip around the Stilt Village and out around the imminent water in the hope of spotting some of Hong Kong's endangered pink dolphins. Sadly luck wasn't on our side this time! I'm absolutely fascinated by the stilt houses, first built years and years ago to accommodate the locals who made their living from the sea.

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

Noticed you could pick up a husband for HK$25. Boat trip, husband, it's all the same. And cheaper than British Vogue.

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

A picturesque snap from the boat ride.

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong
Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

Obligatory outfit photos. Nts: always pick touristy places because you will not be judged for posing. Everyone else does it too and they probably don't even have a blog!

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

Putting selfie mode on my Samsung NX Mini to good use ;)

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

An insanely good doughnut that cost me HK$9. I could maybe eat these forever, they were spongey and doughey and perfectly sweet!

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong
Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: what i wore, ootd, Tai O, hong kong

Took a little walk to see the grazing plains and a flat water area.

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

Another selfie in which I look 5 y/o. Wearing my new favourite Etude House lipstick: pink lip season ahoy!

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

I snapped this on the pier of a cute little old man. Tai O has the loveliest, serene atmosphere about it that makes me want to unwind and appreciate non-digital things a little more.

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong
Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong
Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

Obligatory wishing well and greenery snaps.

Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong
Daisybutter - Hong Kong Lifestyle and Fashion Blog: Tai O photo diary, Hong Kong

We then attempted to photograph the sunset but the sun literally disappeared before it went down?!

18 comments

  1. These pictures are incredible, that place looks incredibly, and my stomach is growling incredibly loudly. http://www.cigs4us.biz/

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  2. This place looks really interesting! That's a bargain price for a husband... So many good day trips from HK by the looks of it.

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  3. What a good deal for a husband haha :')
    Tai O is gorgeous! Xx http://icepandora.blogspot.com

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  4. These are really pretty pictures Mish! That first one is such a winner and love the pics of the buildings on the stilts. Must have been such a nice day wandering around with Sophie! Can't wait to see more adventures :D x

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  5. Looks amazing! What lovely photos. haha the husband photo made me laugh - so cheap! I have been to HK before and loved it, but would really enjoy going back and exploring a bit more. Good memories from the star ferry at 5am after a night out in Wanchai! Lianne x
    Rubyrubyslippers.blogspot.com

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  6. looks like a beautiful place *-* and that husband deal, i need to go there soon. like, soon. gotta get my husband lol


    envy your baby face! plus your skin looks glowing! aahh <3


    xx http://tanaditya.co.vu

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  7. Come and visit!! Beauty shopping and photography heaven ;)

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  8. I think I'd definitely go back - it was amazing to see and learn a little more about such a history-filled place! I'm already planning more day trips for spring, hoping to hit up Lamma Island and Cheung Chau to blog. I've visited those both before but pre-blog ;)

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  9. Thanks Winnie!! I took so many photos, it was difficult to pick between them. Hoping to head to Sai Kung soon for the prettiest beaches!

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  10. Thanks Lianne! I come here every year and I'm so happy to be living here properly now.

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  11. Thanks! Hahaha such cheap husbands ;) it's the humidity, I literally do glow in the sun haha!

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  12. Such a great deal for husbands, you could totally get yourself a few haha.


    I love your bag it's so cute.

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  13. Haha I know right! ;) a productive day out!! Thanks Amelia <3

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  14. Looks like such a lovely area by the docks and coast. I don't know much about this area so it was great to see some photos. Really enjoying this post.

    Buckets & Spades

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  15. I love Tai O! We should totally do brunch one day on one of the islands - like Discovery Bay or Lantau Island! So how many husbands did you get? :D x

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  16. and I totally laughed at the part where you say always pick touristy spots to pose for pictures. I'm still learning how to pose naturally hahahaha xx

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