Collective Memories 集體回憶
Hong Kong, once a small fishing village, to being now one of the world’s main international financial centers. The city has transformed & advanced many-fold to what is now a dynamic metropolis, transcending through hardship, crisis and mediocre.
For a city to rise to become the freest economy in the world (for 13 consecutive years), many stories have emerged & inspired the local people to fulfill their potential & achieve the success in their land of opportunity.
This thread will contain the sights & sounds of Hong Kong through the developing eras, and is a tribute & testimony to the strength of the Hong Kong spirit and its endurance through the years. The daily things that HK-ers grew up with & integrated into their lifestyle will be displayed here – the music, the adverts … - the taste of HK life.
This thread is also an example of the teamwork between HK-ers, no matter where they are in the world, Hong Kong is a place that bonds and forms a special connection with people. It’s vibrancy gravitates those that have their life’s touched by this special city.
- kaitak747 and trueapprentice
Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong, early 1900s. Scanned from “Post Impressions”, 2004, South China Morning Post Publishing Ltd, Hong Kong.
Added by hkskyline on 9 Aug. 2008
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