19 Jun 2012

That's One Big Buddha!

Seeing the Tian Tan Buddha in Hong Kong was number one on my list of places to visit whilst in Hong Kong. Little did I know there was such a long cable car journey involved that went into the heavens to reach it, the alternative was to walk trek miles which would have taken all day! Needless to say I don't have hiking shoes so the cable car it was!
The Cable car went over the sea and 3 mountains to Nging Ping on Lantau Island.

Cable Car Ride to Lantau Island
Dress - River Island
Belt - Primark
Shoes - Very.com
Sunglasses - Topshop a few seasons ago




In the Monestry

There were eight brass figures in a circle around the base of the sitting buddha
giving offerings


Offerings of fruit and flowers for the Buddha's


Urban Butterfly x

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9 comments:

  1. I have you envy! I envy your hair and your gorgeous sunglasses, and the fact that you have seen this amazing place in person!

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  2. oh I would have been so scared of that cable car ride but WOWSER was it worth it!!! What an incredible experience, altho I do feed my own buddha every day kindof ;) does that count !!!! (don't tell PC I said that!) x

    You of course look stunning as ever too :) x

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    1. I'm not scared of heights but this did make me feel very nervous! You could select a galss bottomed cabin as well it you liked.. EEK! haha naughty buddha

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  3. Wow this looks amazing! Love your dress :) xx

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    1. Thanks. It was a really nice place to visit x

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  4. aww i love the buddah! gorgeous photos! x

    sophie @ thesecretavenue.com

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  5. What an amazing experience and some gorgeous photo's to remember it by. Absolutely stunning scenery and of course you looked stylish as ever : ) x

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  6. Wow this looks amazing. I can't believe you saw that! Your dress is beautiful too.

    Sarah Betty xx

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  7. Hi..amazing spot in hongkong. Just wanna ask if there is an entrance fee going up to the big buddah statue?

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