Yearly Archives: 2010

Hong Kong loves mosaic tiles

One of the things people always notice about the Mass Transit Railway in Hong Kong is the mosaic tiles that line the walls. But why is everything else in the city also covered with the tiles?

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Horse racing in Hong Kong

Horse racing in Hong Kong in big business, especially as it is the only form of legal gambling in the territory. The racecourses are big as well.

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Transport: what people expect of Hong Kong

When people thing of Hong Kong, the Mass Transit Railway usually comes to mind, being a highly efficient underground railway that covers most of the places people want to go. Beyond that, the Peak Tram up to Victoria Peak also comes to mind, as well as the historic the double deck trams on Hong Kong Island. Here are a few photos that sum it up:

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A visit to Hong Kong

Just a day or two ago I returned from a two and a bit week long trip to Hong Kong. Now I’ve got about 10,000 photos to go through, which takes up 50 GB on my computer! So what did I get up to?

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