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Sai Kung’s sea-food market – As fresh as it gets

Hong Kong folks like their seafood fresh and Sai-Kung is one of small places where you can really appreciate just how much. Along the boardwalk is a long series of sea food restaurants where you can pick out your live sea food straight from the water containers.

Sai Kung's sea-food market - As fresh as it gets

Sai Kung's sea-food market - As fresh as it gets

The local staff will help you put those living crawling things in take-away bag, but you can also do it yourself if you’re into forming close relationships with your food. It happens quite often that I see a local mother encouraging her little kids to grab those and usually the kids seem to really love the idea. What could be nicer than going out with your mommy for a walk on the boardwalk to grab some lobsters?

Some of the issues you might face is how to carry it all…

Sai Kung's sea-food market - As fresh as it gets

 

But if that isn’t fresh enough for you, the local fishermen offer their merchandize right from the sea returning boats. The whole pier becomes a fresh market…

Sai Kung's sea-food market - As fresh as it gets

Sai Kung's sea-food market - As fresh as it gets

Sai Kung's sea-food market - As fresh as it gets

Sai Kung's sea-food market - As fresh as it gets

Sai Kung's sea-food market - As fresh as it gets

The fish market kind of smell, BTW, you can sense the moment you enter Sai Kung village. It’s all around you.

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