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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
Street cleaners in Hong Kong have unique headgear.

Hong Kong's Street Sweepers

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The city of Hong Kong employs nearly 4000 street sweepers a day. They are a unique part of the Hong Kong landscape.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | China | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Economy | People | For Kids
A ship comes into the Hong Kong container port

A Story About the Hong Kong Container Port

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

6 million containers move in and out of the Hong Kong port each year.

Destinations: Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Lantau Island
Topics: Economy | People | 20th Century History | For Kids
Fish sellers in a Hong Kong wet market

Wet Market Art

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Visiting a Hong Kong wet market is almost like visiting an art gallery.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Animals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Economy | Culture | Food | Photography | People | Agriculture | Shopping | For Kids
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 Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens since my Childhood

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Somethings never change. Whenever I go to Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens, I always enjoy my walk there. It is such a peaceful place to be in the heart of a crazy, busy city.

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: Travel | Animals | Nature | For Kids | Ecotourism
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
Cantonese opera singers performing

Cantonese Opera

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

How would I look if I were a Chinese opera singer? I found out during a Cantonese Opera workshop at the Heritage Museum in the Shatin area of Hong Kong.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Adventure | Animals | 20th Century History | Music | Traditions | Art | Culture | People | Performing Arts | Fashion | For Kids

Celebrating Chinese New Year - Firecrackers

Tricia Morrissey - tricia_morrissey [2,507]

To scare away the terrible Nian, the daring villagers lit hissing, popping firecrackers. Now the first hours of every new year are filled with the sounds of Hiss! Pop! Boom! After the last firecracker...

Destinations: Taiwan | China | Beijing | Hong Kong | Taipei
Topics: Culture | Festivals | Art | Traditions | For Kids

Chinese Lunar Animal Calligraphy - Rabbit

Kong Lee - kong_lee [734]

To see the proper stroke order of Rabbit, click the Start button. Click here to download a practice template (In PDF format). Chinese calligraphy is the art of writing Chinese characters with a brush.

Destinations: China | Beijing | Hong Kong
Topics: Culture | Animals | For Kids | Art
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