The Visual Feast of Hong Kong: Through the Lens of Hong Kong Fong, Part 2

Greetings from Hong Kong Fong! Continuing in my new role of China Deputy Bureau Chief and Hong Kong Photo Editor for Pundit From Another Planet, and following my inaugural PFAP post, The Visual Feast of Hong Kong: Through the Lens of Hong Kong Fong, Part 1, I now share with you Part 2.

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Reflecting on Hong Kong and Chinese New Year celebrations

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Quiet deliberation before the boisterous Chinese New Year parade

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Winged dancers perform for thousands at the Chinese New Year parade

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An unguarded moment amidst adoring fans, after a traditional Chinese opera performance at the temporary West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre

The ICC skyscraper (replete with its own CNY-specific light facade) punctuates the skyline near the West Kowloon Bamboo Promenade

The ICC skyscraper (replete with its own CNY-specific light facade), punctuating the skyline near the West Kowloon Bamboo Promenade

The Piu Sik (Floating Colours) Parade, during which children appear to 'float' through the narrow streets of Cheng Chau island

The Piu Sik (Floating Colours) Parade, during which children appear to ‘float’ through the narrow streets of Cheung Chau Island

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Burning incense at Pak Tai Temple on Cheung Chau Island

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Massive incense sticks perfuming the air outside Pak Tai Temple

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Mother-and-daughter tableau at the Cheung Chau Bun Festival

'Lucky' buns affixed to a tower at the Cheng Chau Bun Festival

‘Lucky’ buns affixed to a tower at the Cheung Chau Bun Festival

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Fishermen and women taking care of business at the Cheung Chau pier

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Burning offerings and papier-mâché deities, forming a dramatic scene at the Cheung Chau Bun Festival

The colorful (and sometimes a bit gritty) outdoor Wan Chai Market

The colorful (and sometimes a bit gritty) outdoor Wan Chai Street Market

HK's famed double-decker open-air trams

HK’s iconic double-decker, open-air trams

A refreshingly quiet, peaceful moment enjoyed on one of Stanley's smaller beach offshoots

A refreshingly quiet, peaceful moment on one of Stanley’s smaller beach offshoots

The expanse of Stanley Main Beach stretches out, with mountains as a backdrop

The expanse of Stanley Main Beach, with mountains as a backdrop

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Durian – that polarizing, smelly king of fruits

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Entrepreneurship takes on many forms in HK – in this case, custom-made bras (sold by a man, no less)!

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Overall less diverse than other cities like NYC, HK still is home to people of other ethnicities besides ‘native’ Chinese – some temporary expats, others permanent residents

The stereotype (albeit still beautiful, in my opinion) of Hong Kong's cityscape

A piece of our nighttime HK cityscape

Thank you for viewing! I look forward to sharing more and reading your feedback.

Please also stop by and visit me at Hong Kong Fong.

All images © 2014 deb fong photography

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