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)

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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

Photography: Canton Road

After strolling around TST we made our way along Canton Road, which s a major road Kowloon and known for its expensive shops - Prada, Gucci, Dior etc, are all next to each other. The road runs mostly parallel and west to Nathan Road. It starts from the junction with Salisbury Road in the south… Continue reading Photography: Canton Road

HK Island, Hong Kong

B&W Photography: People around Causeway Bay

After yesterday's post about buildings in Causeway Bay, it's time to show the people walking through this busy shopping district. Can you believe it that the first picture was not taken in Japan? It's an average day and Causeway Bay is packed with people going shopping. As soon as there is no car approaching (regardless… Continue reading B&W Photography: People around Causeway Bay

Hong Kong

Bangkok photography: Favourite pictures

Before I blog about our amazing time in Chiang Mai I'll briefly show you my favourite Bangkok photos from this trip. Of course, the heavy traffic photo from our first day must be included - but I guess what I call 'heavy' traffic is probably a day-to-day image on this busy street. During our visit… Continue reading Bangkok photography: Favourite pictures

Japan

Tokyo: Center Gai and love hotel hill in Shibuya

The birthplace of many Japanese fashion trends, Center Gai is a busy pedestrian zone in the heart of Shibuya lined by stores, boutiques and game centers. In the evenings the street is crowded with young people heading to night clubs, restaurants and bars, or just loitering around. We just walked through it on a Saturday… Continue reading Tokyo: Center Gai and love hotel hill in Shibuya

Japan

Tokyo: Shibuya and the crazy street crossing

After our visit to the Yoyogi Park we walked past Harajuku Station and towards the Shibuya district, which is known as 'sakariba' (party town) for Tokyo's youth. Shibuya is a center for youth fashion and culture, and its streets are the birthplace to many of Japan's fashion and entertainment trends. Over a dozen major department… Continue reading Tokyo: Shibuya and the crazy street crossing