|Day 73 at Admiralty, two days before there are plans to clear the area|
|Many visitors wandered around for one last look of the site|
That seems like an underestimate, but we shall see...
They may also clear Causeway Bay on the same day, though no court injunction was posted in that protest site.In addition Tse asked that those who wished to keep their belongings should remove them before Thursday morning, and so they had time to retrieve them.
|A lit-up umbrella|
|An elaborately decorated tent complete with HK skyline!|
|The escalator barricaded on one side|
Many of the people were armed with goggles and umbrellas and they sure came in handy when the police fired tear gas at them in the early evening.
No one will forget those images, the crowds trying to shield themselves with umbrellas and fleeing from the smoke. But most impressive was seeing even more people come out into the streets to vent their anger at the police.
And then it was the stoney silence of the government that revealed its ineptness, particularly that of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying who seemed to hide and give video messages denouncing the occupation as being illegal.
He further shot himself in the foot by admitting universal suffrage would mean the poor would have greater say in Hong Kong's agenda which added more oil to the flames of discontent.
|Lennon Wall still has many visitors, not many new messages|
|A reminder of the climbers and their banner at Lion Rock!|