Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Walk hand in hand

Well, they can't, but shoes in hand instead. I don't know if there's a proper name for this kind of "pebblestone walk" but they can be found in a lot of parks in Mainland China, and are getting popular in Hong Kong as well. Probably based on the theory of reflexology, walking on these pebblestones is supposed to be good for one's health. I took this photo in the Victoria Park but I didn't try the walk -- I did see some painful expressions from these people.

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Anonymous min said ... (July 26, 2006 6:34 PM) : 

hahaha~~~u should try...it just get better...we have quite a number of these here in singapore too~~~ =)

 

Anonymous Karine said ... (July 26, 2006 6:49 PM) : 

Love the shot! I'm not sure I will like it either. Nonetheless you shot remains interesting :)

 

Anonymous Celine said ... (July 26, 2006 11:22 PM) : 

All I could think when I saw the picture was my mother would have a fit if she saw they didn't untie their shoes before taking them off. :) Nice photo.

 

Blogger Jane said ... (July 27, 2006 1:02 AM) : 

its nice.. actually, calming to walk on pebblestones. Its painful for those who got arthritis, but it will actually detox your body.

very interesting shot Lisi =)

 

Blogger Kris said ... (July 27, 2006 1:59 AM) : 

ouch! ouch! ssst..gripping expressing ooooucchhh!!! are usually the sound i make when walking on those stones! :D

hmmm..is it a sign that i'm not healthy? so i heard!

 

Blogger edwin s said ... (July 27, 2006 2:20 AM) : 

no more zidane???

these pebble paths really do work once the painful expressions are gone.

 

Blogger luggi said ... (July 27, 2006 2:38 AM) : 

It's supposed to reduce your blood pressure as well.

 

Blogger Sally said ... (July 27, 2006 6:34 AM) : 

maybe edwin (the face specialist) could show us some painful expressions???

 

Blogger santy said ... (July 27, 2006 10:05 AM) : 

oh, come on lisi, it's good for your health! haha...telling people to do something is so easy, eh? I don't think I'd last two minutes there myself!

 

Blogger ~tanty~ said ... (July 27, 2006 2:38 PM) : 

I'd love to try it eventough it is painful coz it's good for the health. Just wondering how long I can take it :)

 

Blogger Lisi said ... (July 27, 2006 7:19 PM) : 

That's an interesting "exercise", right?

Hi Min, I thought this is a very Chinese thing, don't know it is in Singapore as well?? What about Malaysia? Edwin?

Oh btw, yes, I have decided to let Zidane retire ;-)

Thanks for your footprints! OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOH, I usually make my post, reply to your comments and then tour DP blogs starting with Barcelona...now, we don't have BDP ;-(

 

Blogger Invader Stu said ... (July 28, 2006 5:23 AM) : 

It looks kind of painful but also comfortable at the same time. Strange.

 

Blogger ~tanty~ said ... (July 28, 2006 1:40 PM) : 

Hi Lisi,
Bob will come back end of August/early September :) He just taking a break.

 

Blogger Lisi said ... (July 28, 2006 5:44 PM) : 

well, I shouldn't say we don't have Barcelona, we have Carlos' ;-)

 

Blogger Kala said ... (July 29, 2006 5:27 PM) : 

The rocks look pretty smooth - I wonder y the painful expressions - perhaps the stones are massaging all the pain out of their soles =P

 

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