Hong Kong is a city where you can’t escape signs. Even the buildings are signs advertising international finance and exchange. The ICC, for example, holds the Guinness World Record for having the largest light and sound show on a single building. Indeed, one of the things that makes Hong Kong a fascinating place to wander through as a tourist are the signs that visually assault you. The combination of faded paint and rusted metal, hang over the streets in such way that one wonders how in a place prone to Typhoons they could still be there. As you get your eye in, however, there is a repetition to some of the signs. You see the sign in the photograph all over Hong Kong. Supposedly representing a bat holding a coin, they are the sign indicating Continue reading
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Finding location: Central Station, Exit C of the Hong Kong MTR
I always feel a bit dislocated when first exiting an underground public transport station, whatever city I am in. It always takes a minute or more to adjust and locate. There is the moment that occurs where you realise you can orient yourself and you know where you are going. Continue reading
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