Adventures in the Walled City
Adventures in the Walled City Kowloon City in the Victorian Days
During the early colonial period, the original Kowloon Walled City was a must-see local “theme park” for the Westerners, in which you could take home the close encounters of gambling, prostitution, opium smoking and all kinds of bizarre Chinese ways of lives.
Erotic Romance of the West Quarry
Erotic Romance of the West Quarry Gallantry of old Hong Kong
Once upon a time before prostitution was outlawed in Hong Kong, passion, romance, pleasure, addiction, sadness and tragedies were filled among the air of Shek Tong Tsui, the then legal red-light district in where today courtesans and gentlemen are long gone without a trace.
Splendour A Guide to Colonial Luxury Abode
Today, many people got mad with those Downton Abbey-like or Chateau de Versailles-like exaggerated advertisings of Hong Kong middle-class apartments. Don’t be. In fact, luxurious homes beyond your imagination really once scattered around the Crown Colony!
The Victoria CityRises Up
The Victoria CityRises Up Centenary of the 1911 Revolution
Who says Hong Kong has never been a political center? The city was actually the gateway of China’s revolutionary road during the late Qing period! Try take a walk in downtown Hong Kong and you will see traces of the 1911 Revolution around the street corners.
Please Excuse us!
Excuse us! 170 Years of Reclamation
How come there is no bay in Causeway Bay, nor a hill in Morrison Hill? After 170 years of urban expansion, many natural landscapes in Hong Kong are long gone, leaving only names to hint the places’ original looks.