Hong Kong, Kowloon

Kowloon markets: birds, flowers, fish, jade and fruits

Given that I've posted about birds yesterday, let's continue today with another post about birds. But let's tie it in with a visit to the other side, which is Kowloon. If you only have a short time in Hong Kong do try and fit in a visit to Kowloon - it's so vibrant and interesting.… Continue reading Kowloon markets: birds, flowers, fish, jade and fruits

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Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, Hong Kong, Kowloon

rwb330 concept store

+++ UPDATE: The actual rwb330 Prince Edward shop was closed in June 2015. You can still purchase items via the eshop: http://rwb330.hk and for all enquiries, please call 2231 7500 or email to rwb330@nlpra.org.hk +++ rwb330 is a concept store that features the classic red-white-blue fabric and is a partnership project between the New Life… Continue reading rwb330 concept store

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Photography: People of Temple Street (continued)

Let me continue yesterday's post about the people living and working on Temple Street - there were so many great characters at the market, I really enjoyed the stroll on a Saturday afternoon. This lady worked in the shop to the left and she just stepped outside to worship on the small street altar next… Continue reading Photography: People of Temple Street (continued)

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Photography: People of Temple Street

Here are some people that live and work on Temple Street and its surroundings. Let's start with some of the most friendly shop owners I've encountered in Kowloon so far - lots of happy people, smiling at me and my camera. Also the cooks and dish washers in the back alley were happy to see… Continue reading Photography: People of Temple Street

Hong Kong, Kowloon, Neighbourhoods

Wet market in Mongkok

I just love the markets in Hong Kong, not just the open markets on the street, but the wet markets that exist in every quarter of the city. They are in a communal building, often without windows. The shops spread out on a number of different floors, and there is actually always a set order.… Continue reading Wet market in Mongkok