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CHINA - HONG KONG


Location - South East Asia; Capital - N/A; Population - 7 million; Currency - Hong Kong Dollar

I left Shanghai and headed for Hong Kong by train, in 1999.

 

hongnoteHong Kong still has its own currency despite now being part of China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hong1View of Wanchai and Causeway Bay on Hong Kong Island

 

 

hong3A waterfall at Victoria Peak Gardens, Hong Kong Island

 

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hong2View from Victoria Peak, Hong Kong Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hong4Repulse Bay on Hong Kong Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hong5The streets of Kowloon

 

 

hong6Kowloon's bird market

 

 

hong7Fish for sale in Kowloon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hong9Tai O village on the scenic and relaxed island of Lantau

 

 

hong10Drying fish at Tai O village, Lantau Island. I hadn't realised that Hong Kong had such peaceful, uncrowded areas

 

 

hong11Fish paste being dried, Tai O village, Lantau Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hong12Po Lin monsatery, Lantau Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hong13Up close at the Buddha statue, Lantau Island

 

 

hong13aNext to the Buddha Statue, Po Lin monastery, Lantau Island

 


hong14A world away from Kowloon, on Lantau Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LINKS

www.discoverhongkong.com - Hong Kong tourist board

www.hong-kong-travel.org

www.hongkongeguide.com

 

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