10:05am landed in hong kong. arrived to rain.
10:58am airport express train leaves for the city.
11:18am train arrives at kowloon station. i head for the free shuttle bus.
11:31am bus leaves for the hotel. i'm so stupid. just realized there's an H&M right above the station in elements mall. i should've asked if the station had lockers where i can park my maleta!
11:45am reach hotel. gave my maletas to the porter. forget about checking in! hotel can wait! nearest H&M is down the street at silvercord, so i make a dash for it!
11:46pm in one minute, i enter the store and ask the staff, where is marni?? she says upstairs to your left. what she doesn't say is that the end of the queue is in the lower floor, through the mall entrance! so i make a dash for it! when I get to the end of the queue, they say the REAL end of the queue is even lower!! in the basement!!
11:54am reached the end of the queue!
11:59am a group of us are led up to the second queue--and I'm the last person!
12:01pm my nose is pressed up against the window. I'm already shopping...
12:08pm queue moves. getting closer...
12:17pm previous shopping group told they have two minutes left! it's our turn!! the staff fix the merchandise and re-arrange the racks.
12:18 shopping bags are handed to people in the front of the queue.
12:19pm queue moves! next batch in! and i'm part of it!
12:20pm pandemonium! we have 10 minutes to shop!! but I already know what I want and head straight for them.
12:30pm done! before leaving the marni area, the staff check your merch to make sure you followed "the rules" (see previous post).
12:32pm i queue up at the register.
12:39pm paid up! er, i think I went a little overboard..