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The One With Lamma Hilton Shum Kee – My Seafood Epiphany Revisited

The recent Lamma ferry disaster has thrown much limelight onto this beloved island of Hong Kong. Though the city still mourn for those who perished in the collision and look on anxiously at those fighting for dear life in hospitals, there is little reason to doubt that Lamma, for its flaws and faults, remains a favorite island to many.

Lamma Hilton Shum Kee Seafood

Flower crabs with egg white and Chinese wine.

I lost the number of times I took across the busy waterway (one of the busiest and, until recently, one of the safest in the world) to escape the concrete jungle of Hong Kong city for a bit of greens and nature. A hike through Lamma island is never taxing – afterall, it’s only 1.5 hours at most – and it’s a great way to unwind and relax and not to be inhaling exhaust fumes.

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