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Old June 10th, 2011, 05:52 PM   #1
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Hong Kong, concretely vertical

Time for a new thread on my adopted hometown. Love this place. Much higher res version are available on my flickr site. I will add a few photos from flickr every day.

The Western part of Hong Kong island, my favorite part.

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IFC2 > SUNSET by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Stonecutters bridge

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Become One by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

IFC1 & 2

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Rare clean Summer skies over Victoria harbor

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THIS ONE GOES OUT TO THE PLACE I LEFT BEHIND by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Yau Ma Tei, one of the more atmospheric hoods in Hong Kong

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Where fortunes are told by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

IFC2 performing a disappearing act

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Rain down, rain down by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Typical grey winter nights, Kowloon with ICC

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Zicht op Hong Kong by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Infrastructure Hong Kong style

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CLOCKWORK HONG KONG by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Heritage 1881, a hotel plus new shopping center for cruise tourists.

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UH OH OVERFLOW by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Bank of China.

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OVER THE TOP by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Lasers over Hong Kong.

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Giant Laser beams by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

The red light of Wanchai

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THE RED LIGHT OF WANCHAI by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Mass storage

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La Pedrera, the Stone Quarry by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Stormy season

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THE STORM by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Stormy season part II

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PACKED LIKE SARDINES IN A CRUSHED TIN BOX PART II, TYPHOON SEASON by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Elevated road on Hk island
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I SEE IFC by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

A view towards Lippo Center

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5) MTR ADMIRALTY: DISAPPEAR by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr


ICC and a storm

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THE STORM, THE END OF MY CAMERA by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr
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Old June 11th, 2011, 11:34 AM   #2
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All those photos are totally great, Ribarca
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Old June 11th, 2011, 01:26 PM   #3
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Excellent pics
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Old June 12th, 2011, 07:45 PM   #4
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Thx Cardiff and Christos!

A few more.

Transition between mid-levels and lower Hong Kong.

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CLIMBING UP THE STAIRS by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

ICC in front of Hong Kong island

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A tale of two skylines by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Living next to a road

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Aire acondicionado by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Characteristic housing estates

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THE CURVE by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Skyscrapers of central HK

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Towers in the night by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Smog over concrete in Kowloon

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TRY NOT TO BREATHE by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

A view towards admiralty

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5) MTR ADMIRALTY: DISAPPEAR by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr
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Old June 13th, 2011, 12:53 AM   #5
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Piece of heaven for a skyscraper lover
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Old June 13th, 2011, 03:05 AM   #6
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absolutely amazing!!!!
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Old June 13th, 2011, 03:15 AM   #7
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Pure skyscraper p0rn
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Old June 14th, 2011, 12:03 AM   #8
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again SUPERB pictures (like always) by Ribarca!!
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Old June 14th, 2011, 12:08 AM   #9
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Thx a lot Patrick Highrise, skybean, beanhead and andre_idol. I'm moving back to HK in a short while. I will be adding much more here!
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Old June 18th, 2011, 12:38 AM   #10
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Good news then (you moving back to HK and making great pictures for us )

PS how's your website for maybe buying some pics??
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Old June 20th, 2011, 10:31 PM   #11
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Great thread!!
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Old June 21st, 2011, 03:33 PM   #12
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Good news then (you moving back to HK and making great pictures for us )

PS how's your website for maybe buying some pics??
My site is online now, xavibarca.com

Thx for the comments!
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Old June 21st, 2011, 03:47 PM   #13
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A few more.

A polluted winter evening.

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BAD CHEMISTRY by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

The exhibition center

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BLUE HOUR EXHIBITION by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Central HK

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The color of the night. by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Bank of China

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WELL YOU KNOW GREY IS MY FAVORITE COLOR by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

An old pawn shop

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GREY IS MY FAVORITE COLOR by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Sea of concrete

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Mar de hormigˇn, Sea of concrete by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Breaking through

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BREAKING THROUGH by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Social housing of the past

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TIME FLIES BY by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

The snake

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ELEVATION IV. HONG KONG, THE RIDE by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Inner courtyards, the plane shape.

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Photogenic Planet and the plane by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

City behind hill

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CITY BEHIND HILL by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Sky over Hong Kong

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WAKING UP NEVER EASY by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Lai King

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28 Days later by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Rush hour around IFC1&2

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Rush hour by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

City of fog

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CITY OF FOG by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Tsuen Wan

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1) MTR TSUEN WAN: STORMY TSUEN WAN by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

A typical HK island view

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THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES AFTER THE RAIN by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Sun-Yat Sen

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Sun Yat-Sen towering over Hong Kong by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Shek Kip Mei

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6) MTR SHEK KIP MEI: THE OFFERING (High resolution) by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

Light in the dark

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Light in the dark by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr

The sunrise

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SHINE, ON ICC by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 08:04 PM   #14
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great thread :>
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 08:12 PM   #15
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Brilliant pictures!

Even though Hong Kong is different to British Cities in every possible way, I can't help but sense a touch of Britishness about it. It must be the road markings.
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 08:15 PM   #16
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so beautiful! wanna go there again
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 08:16 PM   #17
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Old June 23rd, 2011, 11:46 AM   #18
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Thx a lot for the comments. I wish Ikiller!

I will be adding lots of photos from my flickr site still and am making some new shots.

It's summer in HK=clean skies!!!
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Old June 30th, 2011, 04:51 PM   #19
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A few fresh images:


An old corner of Hong Kong.

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Stonecutters bridge with Kowloon and Hong Kong island in the background

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Making an entrance by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr


Driveway through scrapers.

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WHEN THE NIGHT BECOMES THE DAY by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr


The road to IFC2

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The night is yours alone by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr


AIG and BOC

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I'm cooler than you by xavibarca (Visca el Barša!!! Forša king Abidal!!, on Flickr
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amazing pictures .

can't wait to visit hong kong for the first time
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