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The 2013 thread : http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1619122
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The dragon boat races in Stanley are an annual tradition and have gone mainstream. Many corporates have their own boats at these competitions.























Back in the city, the buildings light up as the sun sets.









Kowloon City used to be a gritty area under the flight path into the old airport. Now, it is famous for its Thai restaurants and rapidly gentrifying with new redevelopments.























These old lowrises have windows along its corridors for ventilation.







There are still many traditional foods shops along the side streets. Meanwhile, you can also find ultra-modern restaurants co-existing alongside as well.













A new subway line is being built through this area, so prices have already shot up anticipating the added convenience.















You can find all sorts of little neat things to eat. I know some of these beans would make a good soup. Soup is a crucial part of the Cantonese diet even during the hot summers.



Soak these flower petals into hot water and add some honey for a refreshing drink.



The local police force hosted an open day at one of their heritage buildings in June, showcasing some gear from back in the colonial era.









This was Hong Kong over a hundred years ago.

 

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Tai Kok Tsui used to be a drug dealer-laden area, but it is slowly gentrifying as redevelopments take hold and building heights drastically increase.

































 

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