Hong Kong (the second)
A brief stop over and shopping
Last year I visited Hong Kong
weeks and saw lots of tourist and non-tourist things. This
year I was in Hong Kong for a week and we spent much of the time
shopping for wedding type things. That said, just moving
around Hong Kong is sight seeing and I did take a few pictures.
Last time I noticed the bamboo
construction scaffolding, but I didn't really wind up with a
picture I liked. This time I spent more time taking photos
of construction which is pretty much everywhere. Inevitably,
this lead to pictures of markets.
Markets really are everywhere in Hong Kong
so it's all too easy to just bump into one.
Man Mo Temple, Sheung Wan (Central)
There is a photo of the coils of incense on the inside cover of my
guide book and since we were in the neighborhood, we dropped
by. It's the smokiest temple I've every been too and I
thought lots of fun to take photos of.
Urban Street Life
I wonder if the buildings in Hong Kong are a glimpse into
Vancouvers future. In some places, they form canyons
infested with limpet air conditioners and drying laundry.
Lower units are further parasitised by signage for ground level
retail. It must be amazing to be at the bottom in a
If you divided up all the sidewalk in Hong
Kong between the millions of residences, I wonder how much each
gets? It's an amazing example of time/space division
multiplexing, but it's not without routing challenges. I was
particularly impressed with these games - I wonder if there was
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