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China – Clichés of Hong Kong

Hong Kong was the former jewel in the British crown and the gateway to the vast empire of China. Originally a simple fishing port on the eastern bank of the Pearl River, the city nicknamed the "Perfume Port" is today a city with a subtle blend of British and Chinese culture. S kyscrapers are everywhere, wherever you look. You have to look up to the sky to leave the metal forest and find a patch of bluish color. Only a few rays of sunlight reach the streets below from the canopy, bouncing off the endless glass surfaces. Only around noon does the sun directly reach the darkest parts of the city. In some streets, small shops are lined up next to each other in an infinite mosaic of colors and advertising signs. An anarchy interspersed with huge boulevards where the…

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