Hong Kong - A Business Traveller's photographs
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Hong Kong - 2016Photographs and reminiscences from an official trip made in January 2016. Most
photographs are from Wan Chai, Kowloon and Stanley.
Street ArtistA street artist carried on with his art while onlookers admire the output. Outside
the Ferry Terminal at Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Street crossingStreet crossing in Tsim Sha Tsui. This road contains all the fashion biggies and it
is not uncommon to see nattily dressed people walking alongside you.
FlautistThis gentleman can be found every evening in the subway near Austin Station,
Kowloon, Hong Kong. He happily posed for HK$5.
Football / SoccerIt was surprising to see so much open space in Hong Kong. A football game in
progress - King George V park, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
At the butchersA butcher waits for a bucket to fill outside his shop. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Street MarketTypical Hong Kong street market. This was closing time and the smells and
atmosphere reminded me of home. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Closing timeFruit sellers seen having a chat here in this picture. Unlike in India, the noise levels were subdued. Don’t know if this is the norm. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Choosing dinnerIt is quite common to see people perusing a menu outside restaurants prior to
eating. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Waiting for the ferryPeople wait for the last ferry home. This is on the Kowloon side and the ferry is
to Wan Chai.
CoupleA couple takes in the sights from the ferry from Tsim Sha Tsui to Wan Chai. Hong
Walking backPassengers walk back from the ferry station at Wan Chai. Hong Kong.
Overcast and CloudyThe Wan Chai skyline as seen from Tsim Sha Tsui. The cloud cover was pretty
low which is why some buildings are covered. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Lady in redA stylish Chinese lady waits for a cab. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Street acrobatsA back packing couple shows off their acrobatic skills. The can to the right of the
mat contains their earnings. For a ticket back home. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Lighting upA man lights up his cigarette as the world walks by. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
StatueA statue of a film assistant. Taken on the Avenue Stars which is a road side
tribute to the Hong Kong film industry. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Marine Police HQThe well lit facade of the erstwhile Marine Police Head Quarters. Once a source
of smugglers, now a commercial enterprise. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Jewellery shopA shot of the Emperor jewellery shop near the Marine Police Headquarters.
Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong TaxiThe ubiquitous red and grey taxi of Hong Kong. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Wan Chai skylineThe skies cleared on the last day and I was able to get a decent shot of the Wan
Chai side of the bay. Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Fisherman returnsA fisherman is on the move; coming back from home from what might have been
a productive night. Repulse Bay, Hong Kong.
Stanley pierThe pier that is at the end of the Stanley promenade. The Sunday morning quiet
means that the place was nearly deserted. Stanley Market, Hong Kong.
Stanley promenadeThe Stanley promenade as shot from the pier. Boats wait while the rest of the
folks slowly wake up on their Sunday. Stanley Market, Hong Kong.
ShrineA shrine by the Stanley Promenade. This is most probably a place for the sea
goddess Tin Hau. Stanley Market, Hong Kong.
Sunday morning streetsAn open road on a Sunday morning. Less traffic and a man strolling across the
tramlines with a bouquet of flowers. Wan Chai, Hong Kong.