Category Archives: Hong Kong

War and Peace

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Waterfall Bay Look up and there is the Peak’s Bel-Air skyscraper, turn around left and there is an old Beach Defence Unit (Pillbox 006 and Lyon Light), turn around right and there is a small



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Poolside

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Wa Fu The locals have created their own open air swimming pool on the coast. Minimalist design and minimal maintenance costs. Steps and handrail enables easy access in and out of the South China Sea, a covered



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Across the Water

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Peng Chau No cars, no shopping malls, no artificial frozen yoghurt fads. This island village is only half an hour by ferry from Hong Kong island, what a difference some distance by seawater makes.  



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Trawling Protest

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Ferry from Central to Cheng Chau After a delay of 15 minutes, our ferry ran through the trawler ship barricade. They were protesting at the removal of their fishing licenses by the HK government. While I



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Buzz Me Up

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Sheung Wan What is your flat number again?



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Abstract Gods

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Yuen Long Not wanting the guardian to their village to be lonely, big stone grandpa was given a life companion, little stone grandma.



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Kung Hei Fat Choi

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Ladder Street, Sheung Wan I have only spent Chinese New Year in Hong Kong once before, and I was too young to remember. In the build up to the big day, I felt a flutter



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Double luck

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Sheung Wan Chinese paper cuts in incense shop. 喜喜 for double happiness.



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Seafood Galore

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Sai Kung Seafood to take home. Seafood for restaurant dining. Seafood in a bottle.



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Cornered

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Central, Old Victoria Prison Once a friend told me that he wanted to buy an old-style hospital bed for his home because they were charmingly minimal and practical. I thought he was mad. Why would



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