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If I could range how much I love HK on a scale of 1-10, it would be 8️⃣. -1 point for humidity and -1 point that I can’t find my favourite dairy products here. With all other negative things I can cope for sure 😄
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P.S. that feeling when you can’t decide 1 or 2, and behind the scenes there are 150 pics more, someone can say they’re quite similar, but nooo 😁⠀
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    If I could range how much I love HK on a scale of 1-10, it would be 8️⃣. -1 point for humidity and -1 point that I can’t find my favourite dairy products here. With all other negative things I can cope for sure 😄

    P.S. that feeling when you can’t decide 1 or 2, and behind the scenes there are 150 pics more, someone can say they’re quite similar, but nooo 😁⠀
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  • 🤸🏻‍♀️𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙩𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙘𝙧𝙚𝙩𝙚 𝙟𝙪𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙚 cause 'tis the only jungle we have in #HongKong? 🏙️⁣
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📍Monster Building (Montane Mansion), Quarry Bay, Hong Kong 🇭🇰⁣
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If you're planning your trip to HK and look up online for 'Instagram spots' in town, you must have seen these dense and stacked flats a thousand times. Making its fame through featuring in one of the Transformers movies, this building/complex is a true reflection of how crowded & tiny our flats are in Hong Kong...⁣
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Recreating @anya.birdofparadise's (almost)split for @risinglotusclothing 🧘 @isabellaloyy @andrealeungtk shall we shoot more this weekend 📸 (ok I'll help edit 🤷🏻‍♀️)⁣
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👣Wearing @toesox for that extra grip⁣!
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#MonsterBuilding #海山樓 #怪獸大廈
  • 🤸🏻‍♀️𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙩𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙘𝙧𝙚𝙩𝙚 𝙟𝙪𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙚 cause 'tis the only jungle we have in #HongKong ? 🏙️⁣
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    📍Monster Building (Montane Mansion), Quarry Bay, Hong Kong 🇭🇰⁣
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    If you're planning your trip to HK and look up online for 'Instagram spots' in town, you must have seen these dense and stacked flats a thousand times. Making its fame through featuring in one of the Transformers movies, this building/complex is a true reflection of how crowded & tiny our flats are in Hong Kong...⁣
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    Recreating @anya.birdofparadise's (almost)split for @risinglotusclothing 🧘 @isabellaloyy @andrealeungtk shall we shoot more this weekend 📸 (ok I'll help edit 🤷🏻‍♀️)⁣
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    👣Wearing @toesox for that extra grip⁣!
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    #MonsterBuilding #海山樓 #怪獸大廈
  • 1,136 42 15 March, 2019

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  • 📍Hong Kong , China 🇨🇳
💡Interesting facts :
🔸Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the Pearl River Delta of East Asia. Hong Kong has its own political and economical system which is separate from that of China.
🔸The third Disney theme park outside the United States was opened in Hong Kong in the year 2005.
📷: @harimaolee
Follow @citybestviews for the best urban photo👆
  • 📍Hong Kong , China 🇨🇳
    💡Interesting facts :
    🔸Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the Pearl River Delta of East Asia. Hong Kong has its own political and economical system which is separate from that of China.
    🔸The third Disney theme park outside the United States was opened in Hong Kong in the year 2005.
    📷: @harimaolee
    Follow @citybestviews for the best urban photo👆
  • 15,210 143 18 March, 2019

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  • Is it us, or does the Monster Building look a little different today? 🤔 | 📷: @yeunghuu
  • Is it us, or does the Monster Building look a little different today? 🤔 | 📷: @yeunghuu
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  • We are coming towards the end of our first programme of the year and look forward to celebrating graduation with the Splashers on Sunday.

To find out more about enrolling for the next term, please follow our Facebook page where we will post details about registration. 
#splashlove #splashwarrior #splashasia
  • We are coming towards the end of our first programme of the year and look forward to celebrating graduation with the Splashers on Sunday.

    To find out more about enrolling for the next term, please follow our Facebook page where we will post details about registration.
    #splashlove #splashwarrior #splashasia
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  • Kowloon Peak Accomplished!!
夢想 就是放下工作
與你遊盡可愛的天下
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Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV
Lens: EF24-105mm f/4L IS II USM
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Date: 20181102
Location: Fortress Hill | HK
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#portrait #imwaika #waikaportrait #waikaphoto
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@imwaika
  • Kowloon Peak Accomplished!!
    夢想 就是放下工作
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    Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV
    Lens: EF24-105mm f/4L IS II USM
    Exposure: -
    Date: 20181102
    Location: Fortress Hill | HK
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    #portrait   #imwaika   #waikaportrait #waikaphoto
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    @imwaika
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  • Dinner @oldbaileyhk last night with this view. Great food & wine (with a good selection of vegan/vegetarian options!!) 🥟🥠🍚 - - #hongkong is #home, and every now and then I’m still surprised. I believe capturing the “perfect” photo takes part skill, part technical knowledge and then being at the right place and at the right time. Zoom in to the picture to see how I captured love between strangers on the crossing. 🖤🖤🖤 PS - check out my food highlights to see what I ate @oldbaileyhk 😘
  • Dinner @oldbaileyhk last night with this view. Great food & wine (with a good selection of vegan/vegetarian options!!) 🥟🥠🍚 - - #hongkong is #home , and every now and then I’m still surprised. I believe capturing the “perfect” photo takes part skill, part technical knowledge and then being at the right place and at the right time. Zoom in to the picture to see how I captured love between strangers on the crossing. 🖤🖤🖤 PS - check out my food highlights to see what I ate @oldbaileyhk 😘
  • 320 6 1 hour ago

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  • Possibly the best breakfast I had in Hong Kong this trip. Love the beef macaroni and toasted egg beef sandwich. 🐣🐄🥪 We love it so much that we tried to replicate it when we came back. Swipe right to see our #tanchenkitchen 👨🏻‍🍳creation!
  • Possibly the best breakfast I had in Hong Kong this trip. Love the beef macaroni and toasted egg beef sandwich. 🐣🐄🥪 We love it so much that we tried to replicate it when we came back. Swipe right to see our #tanchenkitchen 👨🏻‍🍳creation!
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  • On 19 June 2016, Hong Kong photographer and director Fan Ho passed away. Renowned for inimitable, moody photographs of his home city, Ho continued his creative work even after his official retirement, going through his archives and finding new ways to process and present his shots from so long ago. In fact, even while laid up in hospital, he was working on a book that would be the cumulation of a years-long dream.⁣
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“He was very attentive to the progress of the book until his very last moments,” says Claudia Siman Ho, Ho’s daughter, during a phone call to her home in California. “We brought things to the hospital for him; he reviewed mockups and discussed photo selections with us.” When Ho succumbed to pneumonia before the book could be completed, his family continued the project in his stead.⁣
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The book in question is 'Portrait of Hong Kong', which was published in 2017. It features around 150 of Ho’s street photographs, narrowed down by Claudia, her family, and the rest of the publishing team from 500 selections Ho had made from his archives. Alongside the photography are quotes from the book 'Thoughts on Street Photography', penned by Ho when he was 28. From 22 March to 28 April 2019, Blue Lotus Gallery, which also helped drive the project, will showcase 40 of the photos in an exhibition of the same name. ⁣
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“[Working on the book] was a healing process for all of us,” shares Claudia. “At that time, we missed him so much and working on the book made us feel connected to him. We shared anecdotes and felt his presence.”⁣
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👉Click the link in our bio to find out more about Fan Ho's last photography book. ⁣
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📷: Market Promenade’, Hong Kong 1950s and 60s. Photo courtesy of @fanhophotography and @bluelotusgallery.
  • On 19 June 2016, Hong Kong photographer and director Fan Ho passed away. Renowned for inimitable, moody photographs of his home city, Ho continued his creative work even after his official retirement, going through his archives and finding new ways to process and present his shots from so long ago. In fact, even while laid up in hospital, he was working on a book that would be the cumulation of a years-long dream.⁣

    “He was very attentive to the progress of the book until his very last moments,” says Claudia Siman Ho, Ho’s daughter, during a phone call to her home in California. “We brought things to the hospital for him; he reviewed mockups and discussed photo selections with us.” When Ho succumbed to pneumonia before the book could be completed, his family continued the project in his stead.⁣

    The book in question is 'Portrait of Hong Kong', which was published in 2017. It features around 150 of Ho’s street photographs, narrowed down by Claudia, her family, and the rest of the publishing team from 500 selections Ho had made from his archives. Alongside the photography are quotes from the book 'Thoughts on Street Photography', penned by Ho when he was 28. From 22 March to 28 April 2019, Blue Lotus Gallery, which also helped drive the project, will showcase 40 of the photos in an exhibition of the same name. ⁣

    “[Working on the book] was a healing process for all of us,” shares Claudia. “At that time, we missed him so much and working on the book made us feel connected to him. We shared anecdotes and felt his presence.”⁣

    👉Click the link in our bio to find out more about Fan Ho's last photography book. ⁣

    📷: Market Promenade’, Hong Kong 1950s and 60s. Photo courtesy of @fanhophotography and @bluelotusgallery.
  • 1,015 18 2 hours ago
  • This is our first time visiting Macau via the longest sea crossing and fixed link on earth - Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB 港珠澳大橋) and we had a disappointing experience 😫  Here is a summary of our 3 hours journey to Macau: .
10:15 am - We took the Airport bus to HZMB - Hong Kong port.  Not all airport buses stop at the HK port (Only Bus A18, A22, A21, A22, A29, A31, A33X and A36). .
11:00 am - After you arrive at the HZMB - HK port, you will need to get the ticket for the HZM gold bus 金巴 to Macau. Just go to the self-service counter and pay by the octopus card (HKD$65). Staff are very helpful, so that is not exactly a “self-service” counter. If you pay by cash, you must need to visit the ticketing counter. We then go through the custom. It is right next to the ticketing counter. Very easy and smooth process (It took me less than 2 mins 😂!)
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11:15 am - We then walked to the bus station to take the HZM bus. There was a long queue, but we just waited for 10 mins to get onto the bus. I was angry that people keep jumping the queue, even after we told them not too 😡 .

12:00 noon - Our bus journey was way too exciting - our bus driver was drowsy 💤 . .

12:15 pm - After 45 mins of bus ride, we finally arrived at the HZMB - Macau Port. It took us 45 mins to get through the custom. You will need to walk up and down and up and down again in the Arrival Hall, which was quite tiring, especially for children and elderly.
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1:00 pm - We then walked to the bus stop (around 3 mins), and took bus 101X to the Macau City centre (Avenue de Almeida Ribeiro 新馬路). Have HKD$6/MOP$6 ready! There are very limited seats on each bus (around 20) and the staff told us that the next bus will come in 20 minutes. (the next bus came right after our bus left 😂 - the buses actually came one after another). We stood on the bus for 20 mins with our back touching the back of each another. 😂 And Yeah! We finally arrived at the Macau city centre at 1:20 pm 🇲🇴 .
#hktravel #🇭🇰 #香港 #travel  #explorehongkong_sightseeing  #explorehongkong #hongkong  #hkstyle #explorehongkong_macau #explorehongkong_transport #香港旅行 #macao #港珠澳大橋 #澳門 #macau #macautravel
  • This is our first time visiting Macau via the longest sea crossing and fixed link on earth - Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB 港珠澳大橋) and we had a disappointing experience 😫 Here is a summary of our 3 hours journey to Macau: .
    10:15 am - We took the Airport bus to HZMB - Hong Kong port. Not all airport buses stop at the HK port (Only Bus A18, A22, A21, A22, A29, A31, A33X and A36). .
    11:00 am - After you arrive at the HZMB - HK port, you will need to get the ticket for the HZM gold bus 金巴 to Macau. Just go to the self-service counter and pay by the octopus card (HKD$65). Staff are very helpful, so that is not exactly a “self-service” counter. If you pay by cash, you must need to visit the ticketing counter. We then go through the custom. It is right next to the ticketing counter. Very easy and smooth process (It took me less than 2 mins 😂!)
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    11:15 am - We then walked to the bus station to take the HZM bus. There was a long queue, but we just waited for 10 mins to get onto the bus. I was angry that people keep jumping the queue, even after we told them not too 😡 .

    12:00 noon - Our bus journey was way too exciting - our bus driver was drowsy 💤 . .

    12:15 pm - After 45 mins of bus ride, we finally arrived at the HZMB - Macau Port. It took us 45 mins to get through the custom. You will need to walk up and down and up and down again in the Arrival Hall, which was quite tiring, especially for children and elderly.
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    1:00 pm - We then walked to the bus stop (around 3 mins), and took bus 101X to the Macau City centre (Avenue de Almeida Ribeiro 新馬路). Have HKD$6/MOP$6 ready! There are very limited seats on each bus (around 20) and the staff told us that the next bus will come in 20 minutes. (the next bus came right after our bus left 😂 - the buses actually came one after another). We stood on the bus for 20 mins with our back touching the back of each another. 😂 And Yeah! We finally arrived at the Macau city centre at 1:20 pm 🇲🇴 .
    #hktravel #🇭🇰 #香港 #travel #explorehongkong_sightseeing #explorehongkong #hongkong #hkstyle #explorehongkong_macau #explorehongkong_transport #香港旅行 #macao #港珠澳大橋 #澳門 #macau #macautravel
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