04 September 2009

Avenue of Stars

So it was last week when we took some visiting cousins sightseeing around Hong Kong. You remember that junk I mentioned in an earlier post? Well, it was taken from the same waterfront where you’ll see this --

A sculpture of Bruce Lee, perfectly showcasing his fine physique.  Schwarzenegger once said: "Bruce Lee had a very—I mean a very defined physique. He had very little body fat. I mean, he probably had one of the lowest body fat counts of any athlete. And I think that's why he looked so unbelievable."
Josh wanted to do a Bruce Lee pose. What do you think?

All up and down the “walk,” there were stars on the ground with celebrities’ names. Most have their handprints and/or autographs. A few don’t. Here is Zoë trying to see if her hands are as big as this actress’.


Here are some “stars” that you might have heard of (or not) –especially if you are action movie buffs:

Jackie Chan. Who doesn’t know Jackie Chan?

Chow Yun Fat of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon fame. No handprint, no autograph.

Jet Li (Lethan Weapon 4, Romeo Must Die).

I was not very familiar with many of the names on the Avenue of Stars, but it was a pleasant walk along the waterfront anyway. It is also from here that you’ll get a very good view of the Symphony of Lights, which comes on every night at 8:00 pm. I’ve yet to see this, but it’s one listed on the guide books as a “must-see.” Maybe next time.

Not related, but I thought I’d send you off with a funny remark from Zoë:

I told her this morning that somebody will be going to their school to take their photos and that she should remember to smile. She then looked at me and asked, “Which body?”

Have a glorious weekend, y’all.


Jennifer said...

Which body is right! LOL! She is so cute!

Gee whiz, HK is gorgeous! Really, I must come for a visit!

Keyona said...

Which body! LOL! I love the pictures espicially Zoe with the hand prints. Great angle. Happy Weekend!

Leslie said...

OMG soooooooooo cute!!!!

gorgeous pics!

Lindy said...

Dang - that boy has got some wingspan on those legs!!

Dandy said...

I love those pictures fo the kids! I wonder why Chow Yun Fat didn't leave a mark?

The Symphony of lights is awesome!

Aunt LoLo said...

I'm CRUSHING on that little Bruce Lee pose up there. So cute!!

Momisodes said...

That is too cute!

Josh is adorable in his Bruce Lee pose!!!


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Helene said...

Awwwww, look at your mini Bruce Lee!! He's adorable! He has the best personality!!!!

Love Zoe's comment about "which body"!! I think one of the best things about having kids is listening to the hysterical things they say!

Mahmee said...

Bruce Lee, Chow Yun Fat, Jet Li! A trifecta of fabulous-ness!
That pose with Josh is a GREAT photo! That is the type of thing I would blow up, frame and hang proudly for all to see. Nice!

Jana said...

Oh she is too funny...how did you answer that?? I LOVE JET LI, well I love them all, I studied Northern Shaolin Kung Fu for a good while in high school...good times...

That pic of your son is so great!!

DawnS said...

I think he has all the makings to be a star!!! They both always leave me smiling :)

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