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  1. 香港 HONG KONG 2011 Music: Reminisce 往事祗能回味

  2. Hong Kongmeans Fragrant Harbor in Cantonese 中國 Hong Kong 香港

  3. Hong Kong Island (with Victoria Peak on the right) and Victoria Harbor in the 70’s

  4. A typical small village in New Territories in the 70’s

  5. In the 60’s, 10 cents HK ( a little more than 1 cent US) buys you a home brewed herbal drink …

  6. or rents you a comic book in the street

  7. 20 cents HK (3 cents US) buys you a soft drink at this corner store Those days are gone

  8. Hong Kong was famous for its night lights even in the 60’s

  9. Lights at Central today outshine the twilight

  10. Central harbor front at dusk showing the round domes of the Convention Center

  11. Kowloon harbor front showing the U-shaped Cultural Center on the right

  12. Ferries used to be the primary mean of crossing the Harbor between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island

  13. I always like the crew uniform of Star Ferry

  14. Then came a new way for cars and subway to cross the Harbor

  15. Wooden boats are still being used

  16. … especially at offshore islands ….

  17. …. where you can still find fishermen

  18. This giant boat in Aberdeen became the famous Jumbo Floating Restaurant

  19. Amazed at the cables and tracks that carry the Peak Tram up and downthe Peak

  20. Breath-taking view from the Peak

  21. View of Harbor and Kowloon Peninsula from the Peak in 1996

  22. Another angle in 1996

  23. Ten years later More buildings and smog

  24. Nature at the Peak a rare find

  25. Gondola rides to Ocean Park offer spectacular views of the back side of HK Island

  26. 1997 Authority transferred peacefully from British Crown Colony to Special Administrative Region of China

  27. War Memorial to the left of the Supreme Court is a reminder of the city’s British colonial past

  28. The Supreme Court at night

  29. Major bank buildings at night in Central

  30. City Hall built in the 60’s

  31. The prestigiousHong Kong University founded in 1911

  32. Another one of the 7 universities in HK

  33. This Anglican secondary school St. Paul’s College has the longest history (founded in 1851)

  34. Subway is very convenient

  35. Other means of land transportation include buses, electric trams and taxis

  36. Expressway built on landfill along the Central harbor front

  37. Some buildings here are very tall

  38. Tall but narrow because land is expensive

  39. Lan Kwai Fong a popular hangout for young expats

  40. HK is not exempt from American fast food

  41. For the rich, a private yacht is the way to go

  42. … but you can always be creative

  43. Here, East truly meets West - both western and Chinese holidays are observed …e.g. Christmas

  44. …. Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

  45. Always a bilingual city

  46. Even though Hong Kong is one of the most modern cities in the world, many things remain unchanged for decades

  47. Many still hang dry their clothes

  48. They still shop in open markets

  49. where goods are sold the same way as 50 years ago

  50. where fish and meat are chopped in front of you to show they are fresh