Tin Shui Wai – A bus ride away

“As an adult traveling alone in a remote and cut off places, I learned a great deal about the world and myself: the strangeness, the joy, the liberation and truth of travel…..”. Hong Kong is not a remote place by any dot of imagination but even in crowds one can look for alone-ness. Sharing an…

Noodle Trail

The surprising part is that I am not a food person but gastronomic interjections have always been lurking in the background. In the 1970s while in the midst of understanding the nuances of the Romantic poets P B Shelly, Keats and William Wordsworth ( for Bachelors at Allahabad University) I would willingly miss lectures to gormandize on…

Hong Kong July 1st Celebrations. Travel theme-Night

 Hong Kong – July 1, 2012 Fireworks I joined the crowds on Tsim Sha Shui promenade for the fireworks display from Victoria Harbor, capturing a few shots for my photo album. July 1st is the hand over day when Hong Kong celebrates the transfer of power from Britain to China on July 1st. 1997. 2012  is extra special being…

Tuen Ng Festival -Hong Kong

The Tai O promenade is resonating with different rhythms: the pulsating drum beats, the swish of the oars as the dragon head decorated boats glide past, the fluttering buntings and flags dominated by color red, cheer groups, paddlers in their neon jerseys, jostling, waiting, standing around, the free drinks and snacks, the prize treat of roasted…