Hong Kong Diaries: One the Way to Soho

Above ground. Underground. Dim. Lit.

Affluence Escalates Homesickness.

Backyard. Bamboo. Soho.

View from our room - Goodbye Hong Kong, Hello Soho!
View from our room – Goodbye Hong Kong!
dim...mmm...sum
dim…mmm…sum
Central station
Central station
Apple pit stop
Apple pit stop
At first glance, we thought these were homeless women. But when we noticed how many there were (everywhere!), and also how organized they looked (many playing card games with each other; delicious meals prepped and being served…) we realized there must be another story. Here it is: Filipino migrant workers in Hong Kong recreate urban spaces

Soho escalator
Soho escalator
Bamboo scaffolding
Soho scaffolding
scaffolding
scaffolding
behind Soho
behind Soho
Sooo Soho
so long Soho

Closing the Hong Kong Diaries.

– April 2013

Hong Kong Diaries: Wandering the Streets

Tradition. Red. Haze. Hustle. Bustle. Lights. Stars.

Tin Hau Temple
Ladies' Market
Ladies’ Market
The Great Wall
The Great Wall
Victoria Harbour
Victoria Harbour
Bruce!
the one and only
Double-deckers and the night haze – walking away from Avenue of Stars

April 2013

Hong Kong Diaries: Settling in

Imagination. Reality. Convergence. Hong Kong.

Macau to Hong Kong
Arriving in Hong Kong from Macau: April 2013
Tonight's Dinner
Our first meal in Hong Kong was as much a feast for the ears as it was a feast for the stomach: loud, Cantonese, food.
A little Hong Kong luxury
Living in luxury for a few nights. Yes, that is a harpist.

Trip date: April 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways (Tin Hau Temple, Hong Kong)

Look up. Mind your breath. The incense smoke is thick. Now light a spiral stick for the Tin Hau Temple goddess of the sea. Look forward. Bow three times.

A challenge about perspective taking, Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways, with the fine folk at The Daily Post.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves of Hong Kong and Macau

A few urban curves from Hong Kong and Macau for this week’s photo challenge. Also see my first entry to the curves challenge, Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves on the Streets of Macau.

 

Curves of Hong Kong

Architectural curves of Macau

Lisbon Casino