Hong Kong creepy crawlies.
I've seen the c10cm smaller sister of the spider all over the place, a dead giant centipede (on our podium level) and the roaches (on the street a couple of times; only tiny ones in the flat), but thankfully not the giant water bugs or cobras.
It's often easy to forget you live in the tropics sitting in the air conditioned bubble that is Hong Kong island.
HK has at least 6784 insect species recorded thus far, most of which are fairly benevolent. However, some are less friendly. Below is a horrifying collection of five of HK's most dread-inducing creepy…