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The floor to ceiling tree in a Hong Kong shopping mall

Christmas in Hong Kong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

I've lived in Hong Kong for six years and people from North America always ask me "How do you celebrate Christmas in Hong Kong?"

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Festivals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Economy | Culture | People | Working Abroad | Religion | Fashion | Shopping | Architecture
The Chi Lin Nunnery

Hong Kong's Chi Lin Nunnery

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The Chi Lin Nunnery is a 'must see' when you visit Hong Kong. No cost has been spared in making this a place of beauty where history and culture come alive.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Economy | Culture | Photography | People | Religion | Nature | Architecture
Filipino maids in outside the Hong Kong Law Courts Building.

Maids Day Off in Hong Kong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Sunday is maid's day off in Hong Kong and they congregate in groups all over the city.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | 20th Century History | Culture | Economy | People | Religion
My students and I volunteered for a Hong Kong Flag Day.

Saturday is Flag Day in Hong Kong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The city of Hong Kong has devised a sensible way to collect money for charity.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | 20th Century History | Traditions | Culture | Economy | People | Religion | War & Conflict | For Kids
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Museum Hong Kong

Dr. Sun Yat Sen Museum

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Museums in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Macau tell the story of Dr. Sun Yat Sen - The Father of China

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | China | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Economy | Culture | People | Religion | Ancient History | Architecture
Hong Kong isn't all skyscrapers and high rise office buildings.

Hong Kong - A City of Contrasts

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

I thought Hong Kong was just skyscrapers, office towers and high-rise apartment buildings. To my surprise it is also a city of mountains, forests, small fishing villages, lovely beaches and hundreds of islands.

Destinations: Hong Kong | China
Topics: Travel | Adventure | National Parks | Animals | Ecotourism | Food | Working Abroad | Religion | Beaches & Resorts | Nature | For Kids
Hong Kong cemeteries have high rise apartments for the dead.

High Rise Apartments for the Dead

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Not only the living but also the dead are housed in high rise apartment buildings in Hong Kong. With space at a premium it has become necessary to find innovative ways to respectfully bury one's ancestors.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | China | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Festivals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | People | Religion | For Kids | Ancient History | Architecture
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Burma | Indochina | Maldives | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Art | Photography | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Architecture

Inside the Big Buddha

Joe Lavin - jlavin [737]

I love the constant crowds of Hong Kong. I love the shopping and the nightlife, but sometimes enough is enough. There's only so much excitement one can take, and so, after a week in the city, I decide...

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: Travel | Religion
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