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2 days in Hong Kong

Published on August 8, 2016, by in Travel.

interesting building on Nathan Road in the Jordan district, Hong Kong I made a quick trip to Hong Kong, on my way to Guangdong Province in south China to take care of the work visa for my new teaching job in the city of Zhongshan. It was my first time in Hong Kong, and the brutal heat and humidity prevented me from walking around much. I can’t say it’s an attractive city – it seemed to me to be one big shopping mall – but there were pockets of interesting things to see. I walked up the long flights of stairs of Ladder Street, took the Kowloon-Hong Kong Ferry, had some Indian food in the infamous Chungking Mansions, and rode on the double-decker trams, which are quite fun. Zhongshan is just an hour and a half away by boat, so I plan to come back and visit HK often. Tweet This Post


Istanbul door

Published on August 2, 2016, by in Travel.

on a side street near my hotel, Istanbul Tweet This Post


what remains

Published on July 12, 2016, by in Architecture.

A house in the midst of destruction, Zeyrek district, Istanbul Tweet This Post


Chicago bay window, 2014

Published on April 22, 2016, by in Chicago.

decorative bay window in a restored building, North Clark Street, Chicago, 2014 Tweet This Post


Passage de Lorette, Marseille

Published on April 11, 2016, by in France, Marseille.

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