Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Scale models of Kai Tak Airport

Unfortunately for aviation enthusiasts Kai Tak Airport no longer exists, but it does live on in model form. Photo via ‘The Diecast Flyer’ Donald Gardner from ‘The Diecast Flyer’ has the full story on the model. Hu Chow has created … Continue reading

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Recreating Hong Kong scenes in Lego

Over the years I’ve stumbled upon a number of Hong Kong scenes recreated in Lego. Back in 2010 this collection of Lego scenes from the “Lego Architects – Features of Hong Kong” competition was on display at the Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Public toilets in MTR stations

Every MTR station seems to be full of shops and other commercial services, but there is one thing that is often lacking – public toilets! The reason for this goes back to the original design of the system in the … Continue reading

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Photos from my 2016 trip to Hong Kong

It has taken me almost 18 months, but I have finally finished uploading the photographs I took on my 2016 trip to Hong Kong. My itinerary. Day 1: arrival Day 2: Kowloon Day 3: Peng Chau and Kowloon Day 4: … Continue reading

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Flood doors at MTR station entrances

You will find MTR station entrances all across Hong Kong – but there is one important thing that all of these have in common – a way to keep floodwaters out. When entrances reach ground level, whether in the middle … Continue reading

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