Wednesday, 23 May 2012

The Day of the Triffids, HK edition


Lions' Nature Education Centre near Sai Kung is a treasure trove of, get ready for it, 


I know! All that's missing are the exclamation marks! And we never said they were interesting in a benevolent way. For example, here is a herbal specimen whose sole purpose (pun fully indented) is to take revenge on those disrespectful people who ignore the signs in parks saying 'do not walk on the grass'...


...and I wouldn't get too close to the following bit of botany or you may go the same way as this poor lassie:


Who needs a triffid when you can have one of these interesting plants, eh?


Another comedy sign from this park.


EXTRA, EXTRA:
Out today, Time Out HK for this fortnight, featuring an assortment of waterfalls for this issue's 'Hidden Hong Kong' theme:


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2 comments:

  1. Fun sign pics but have to say that it's the waterfall pics in Time Out that particularly catch my eye. In particular, I wish I could see the Silvermine Bay Waterfall look so great but the two times I've been in its vicinity, the water was on the much less impressive side!

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  2. Yes I was lucky to visit the Silvermine Bay Falls after heavy rains earlier this month. Must have been a good time because the previous time I was there there was no more than a feeble trickle also.

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