We went here on a Sunday and while it was less busy than other parts of Hong Kong, many of the locals must come here on the weekends.
We took the Ferry from Central Pier 5 (HK$28 for deluxe class which means seating at a table and access to benches outside). Sunday must be laundry day as we saw laundry drying from many balconies, fences, etc. The meat/fish market, junks in the harbor, temple, and small beach were all worth seeing. We ate lunch at an outdoor restaurant along the water (prawns, scallops, and broccoli with garlic for HK$245). Watch out for the bikes whizzing past.
One interesting thing at the restaurant was the Chinese families used the pitcher of hot tea on the table to clean the chopsticks, bowls, and cups on the table. The restaurant brought them a small dish pan in which they dunked and wiped and swished the eating utensils.
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