We asked our readers to write an essay titled "My Day out with Shawn Mendes". Here is one of the entries. It has not been edited.
To set the scene, it’s on a Friday morning, the temperature on this bright and sunny mid- September day is 25°.
We start off with a sunrise hike up the lion's rock trail (not as cliche as dragons back, but the view is just as phenomenal). Here, we take in the vast concrete jungle that is
We leave the densely packed city for a hike to the astonishing and picturesque beach far in Sai Kung country park - Sai Wan, home to the infamous crystal clear, blue waters and hidden rock pools. The day is spent eating local food on the beach for lunch, followed by soaking in the blazing sun for the rest of the early afternoon. We then catch the speedboat back to SK pier, grab a bite of pork neck rice at one of my favourite restaurants at the square and head into the city for the evening.
Next up, a shopping trip at the busy, buzzing Mong Kok ladies market; to show him how bargaining is done here in HK and to buy some items that may not be as useful as we think.
For dinner, we hop on the
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