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The View from Lugard Road

If the view from Lugard Road isn't still the best view in Hong Kong - and let's be honest, one of the best city views in the world - I'd love to hear suggestions for better. It may have become one of Hong Kong's most popular photo spots in recent years as more and more people realise that the view from here is ...

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The Buddha & The Butcher

The things you notice when you're sorting through your photos. I could see him sitting under a tree, legs crossed in the lotus position, striving for nirvana. Though maybe he'd have to finish scaling and slicing his fish first.

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Jardine House, Hong Kong

Located at 1 Connaught Place, Central, Jardine House was the original Hong Kong skyscraper. Built in 1972 as the third incarnation of the headquarters of the Jardine Matheson company, one of the original Hong Kong trading houses, it was apparently nicknamed the Building of 1000 Assholes when it first opened.

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Pawn Shop, Kowloon

For me, they are one of the most iconic of all Hong Kong sights - the red and green neon of the Hong Kong pawn shop lighting up the night, the apartments blocks with their air-con units and hanging washing in the background. This couldn't be anywhere else.

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24 Zhujia Hutong, Beijing

I visited Beijing for the fourth (or maybe fifth) time earlier this year and set myself the task of getting some photographs of hutong life and hutong people. In my previous visits I'd been too busy being a tourist to spend much time immersing myself in the ebb and flow of local Beijing life. This time ...

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Xiangqi (象棋), Shanghai

Usually referred to as Chinese Chess in the West, xiangqi is as common a sight in China as mass public dancing and random bouts of karaoke. Anywhere you see a group of guys gathered in a park or on a street corner, you can be pretty sure they're playing xiangqi. Failing that, they'll be playing cards, because that's just what guys do.

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First breakfast in Shanghai

So here we are, my first breakfast in Shanghai - a lovely bowl of congee (zhōu 粥) and eight tasty guōtiē (锅贴). It's pretty much the typical Chinese breakfast - fried pork dumplings and a rice porridge that came to around Y9. A bargain in anyone's language.

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