Was out for a stroll at Pollok Country Park with an old high school friend while taking some sample photos with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7. I wanted a different place for test shots instead of using the same spots all the time although having one or two similar places is still the best for comparison purposes I suppose.
Well well, time flies. It’s almost time for me to return to the UK so this will probably be my last post before then.
If the urban surroundings of the “concrete forest” (as Hong Kong people refer to the high rise building surroundings) or tourist attractions don’t tempt you, you could always visit the rural areas where the shops are a little less modern looking and you’ll find some of the owners often putting out their edible goods to dry in the sun like on this chair.
Communication might be a problem though since a lot of the people can’t even speak broken English which is perhaps one of the reasons why you don’t see tourists around and neither are there bilingual menus.
Tsim Sha Tsui’s a place that I always visit at least once whenever I’m in Hong Kong on business. Probably because of the view there.
I carried the same mini tripod I used at The Peak so the pictures are fairly sharp but it’s hard capturing the shapes of all the bright neon light signs.
Spent some time going around the stores to see if I could find some of the import goods I was planning to order online before I left for Hong Kong.
Sogo is one of them at Causeway Bay which is a Japanese department store complete with elevator ladies and all the other customs you would expect from Japan after watching all those J-dramas and Anime.