Category Archives: Hong Kong

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Simplicity

A bike, red lettering on a white wall … a scene of simplicity in Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, 2011.

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Crossing Borders: The Multi-Cultural Art Of Victo Ngai

Victo Ngai, whose given Chinese name is Ngai Chuen Ching, was born and raised in Hong Kong and currently lives and works in New York City. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and her published … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Mystical

Seeing the massive Tian Tan Buddha at Hong Kong’s Lantau Island shrouded in fog made an already mystical experience even more mystical. For more mystical sightings, check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme at Where’s My Backpack!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Red

Seeing plenty of red in these pipe works found at the famous Jumbo Floating Restaurant in Aberdeen, Hong Kong. For more red, check out Ailsa’s weekly Travel Theme at Where’s My Backpack.

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Silhouette

It’s back to Hong Kong’s Lantau Island and the shrine of the Big Buddha for this week’s Travel Theme. These stone deities are silhouetted against the afternoon backlight on a foggy day.

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A-Z Challenge: The Letter B: Big Buddha

In my visit to see the Big Buddha (Tian Tan Buddha) at Lantau Island near Hong Kong, he was shrouded in fog, which made this San Franciscan feel right at home, and made the whole scene a lot more spiritual.

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Ailsa’s Photo Challenge: Street Markets

Hong Kong’s teeming Ladies Market in Kowloon can actually be quite intimidating, especially on a Friday afternoon. (Hey everybody: Check out Ailsa’s excellent new Street Market Photo Challenge at Where’s My Backback?)

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