The sight of the Peninsula Hotel is very familiar to all who visit Hong Kong, if not to stay but certainly if you want to see the last vestiges of British influence in what was once a far eastern colony.
That is, we’re talking about the front building, not the new tower at the back. In the older days there would have been a great view of the harbor from the Veranda (that area with the blue striped canopy) where today, breakfast is taken.
We had breakfast, lunch, and the famous afternoon tea in the ground floor cafe.
These days you would mostly see taxis, buses, and Teslas, if not a flurry of Mercedes and green Rolls Royces in the small car park below. There is no clear view of the harbor anymore.
From our room, one facing the harbor we could see the space museum, and on the day we arrived, rain…