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Posts from category 'City'

Afternoon in Central

Today’s shot was taken in Central during the afternoon. On the left is the beginning of the Lan Kwai Fong area. In front of us, at the end of Queen’s Road Central, is Sheung Wan. At our right is Louis Vuitton’s shop and behind us is the road to Admiralty.

Cheap hardware in Computer Centers

In the last weeks we have already covered a few shops where to buy electronic goods: Fortress, Citicall or Gome. Good sides are: rather cheap prices, easy access everywhere in Hong Kong given the huge number of outlets and large choice. Still, it’s a little harder when it comes to negotiating, and sellers usually prefer […]

People on Argyle Street

The crossroads between Argyle Street and Nathan Road in Mong Kok is rather impressive both by day and by night. I would tend to compare it to the famous Shibuya crossing in Tokyo. Here is a picture taken at the crossroads between Argyle Street and Sai Yeung Choi Street South, ie really close to Nathan […]

The Bank of China tower

Probably one of the most astonishing skyscrapers in Hong Kong, the Bank of China tower is 367.4m high (including the double antennas). The silhouette is one of the most visible in the Victoria Harbour skyline thanks to the light outline its edges. Opened in 1990, the Bank of China tower was Hong Kong’s most famous […]

Guest post: tram jam

Hong Kong’s tramway can be found on the island, going eastwards and westwards along Victoria Harbour. It’s an extremely cheap way of going through the city (2 HKD for one trip), slower than cabs or buses and which let you admire the buildings on both sides of the road. To be taken if you have […]

City of life

Hong Kong well deserves to be dubbed as the “City of Life”. One reason for that may be the ongoing traffic along the main roads and corridors throughout the city. On Kowloon side, most of the traffic is located on Nathan Road, on which buses draw a continuous line between Tsim Sha Tsui and Prince […]

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