Hongkong Dec'08 - July'09

Hongkong's most popular postcard: view over Victoria Harbour from "The Peak" on Hongkong island. Victoria Harbour front. View from Kowloon side. Hongkong at night with Christmas decoration.
view from IFC building and more buildings to come.. Typical streetlife in Mongkok area. 43000 inhabitants per square km!
Preparations for Chinese New Year Traditional lion dances are supposed to bring good luck in the new year of the Ox. Chinese New year festivities
Sampan's in the Royal Yacht club, where boat dwellers take care of the rich men's yachts. The 100 year old Starferry is still in use for commuters between the various islands and the mainland. tram on HK island
Super modern high rise buildings in Central district 1000 ass holes city bank
Flower market in Mongkok Wet market in Wanchai Fish restaurant in Sai Kung. Chinese like it fresh. don't be surprised if it still moves on your plate...
Tian tan Buddha on Lantau island Tian Tan Buddha Bird market in Mongkok
Pagoda en tempels in Shatin, in the New Territories, close to were we live. Pagoda at Ping Shan heritage trail Nan Lian Garden
Old men in Stanley. De plantsoenendienst Monk at Po Lin monastery
Ellen and Mariella taking in some extra energy before the race. Sponsored by ...... ofcourse! Luka in traditional dress at the drum.
The training payed off. We came in 2nd in a field of 12!. At the end of the season the boats are burried in the sand and the dragon head is kept in the temple. emperor Harry:" je denkt toch zeker niet dat ik me in mijn vakantie in het zweet ga werken".
fantastic hiking on one of the many outer islands. Lobster pots and fish farms at Lamma island. Harry on Cheung Chau island
Fishing boats entering Cheung Chau harbour Chinese cemetary on cheung chau island Cheung chau harbour