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Life in Sai Kung The Backyard of Hong Kong GDCV1115 Understanding Photography

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Sai Kong (西貢) is in the east of New Territories. It is famous for it’s beautiful scenery and the peaceful countryside.

MTR: Choi Hung Station 彩虹站 Mini Bus: A1 to the terminus

It is honored as the backyard garden of Hong Kong.


Life moves slow here. Sunshine always. The smell of the sea make all of the people comfortable. All of the people here are just enjoying the life. No matter who they are. Children, Old, Lover and even the dogs.


Maybe your dog is also a good choice.


The foreign uncle who seems to be a street artist actually has released several albums. Amazing!


Shops here are always unique. They are not the famous brands. No channel. No Hermes. However, the colorful home-made objects seem to be more warm without much distance.


Homemade advertiseme nt with clear English and Chinese. The shop keeper is so considerate~


Colorful creative and energetic.


Maybe you are tried of the sights of the pier. The small countries in the island my be your good choice. Seldom people still live in the islands. However, it is still a good place for sighting that could let you to see a different Hong Kong.


The beauty in the dilapidated houses.

Lots of the villagers in this village had moved out because the inconvenient transportation. Therefore, many houses are dilapidated here.


The house which is neglect now.


What really attractive is that the previous villagers used the colors audaciously. They use their own inspiration of the color to create new objects.


Peaceful, relaxing, enjoyable This is Sai Kung, a special place which is totally different from downtown that we are living in.


Reference: Paul Baldesare & C. Lodewick


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