Category Archives: Hong Kong Life

Experiences in the HKSAR

Dinosaurs - remains thereof!

A Day at the Museums

With a couple of days off school we took advantage to avoid the crowds and went to two museums in one day.  First we went to the Hong Kong Museum…

Statues

400 Steps to 10,000 Buddhas

A Monastery tucked up a hill in a village just near the malls of Sha Tin.  1, 1000, 2, 1000… Over the weekend I made it up to the Monastery…

Rubber Duck Art Installation

Rubber Art in Hong Kong

As an important centre for art, Hong Kong is used to hosting large artistic events.  Few have been quite as large as Florentijn Hofman’s large Rubber Duck.  Yes, the enormous…

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Hong Kong

My home on and off for over 10 years now.  I first came at the end of my gap year travels in 1994. I then came out to live towards…

Dragon in Sai Kung

Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Though I was away for the actual new year, celebrations start before and continue for 2 weeks after the lunar new year.  Here are some glimpses of some different ways…

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Hong Kong Old

When we think of Hong Kong we first think of gleaming skyscrapers surrounded by streets teaming with people.  Where do all these people come from?  Well, some of them came…

For real?

The bag says it all…

I saw this in a display window in Tsim Sha Tsui (a major shopping area in HK). It is serious or tongue in cheek? I wonder who decided a) it…