Sightseeing Around Hong Kong

by syaffolee

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Ngong Ping Cable Car to Lantau Island

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a wishing tree (Lantau Island)

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a lucky cat in front of a souvenir shop on Lantau Island with the inscription “he who calls the wind and water” (a metaphor for fortune and business)

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one of the twelve heavenly guardians (Lantau Island)

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incense (at Tian Tan)

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the Tian Tan Buddha

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the Tian Tan Buddha, up close

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statues making offerings to the Tian Tan Buddha

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a guard dog at the temple (Tian Tan)

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this one is sleeping on the job (Tian Tan)

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a guardian at Po Lin Monastery

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Tai O, a fishing village on Lantau Island

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houses on stilts with drying fish (Tai O)

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dried fish in the market (Tai O)

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two dragons (Tai O)

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an ancient mooncake mold (Tai O)

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Ladies’ Market in Mong Kok, Kowloon

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the Taoist columbarium at Ching Chung (where I visited my maternal grandfather)

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a worker at the columbarium lighting incense

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lanterns at Wong Tai Sin Temple

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incense (Wong Tai Sin Temple)

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and more lanterns (Wong Tai Sin Temple)

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Good Wish Garden (Wong Tai Sin Temple)

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small shi or guardian lions (Wong Tai Sin Temple)

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worshippers shaking kau cim or fortune sticks in search of a spiritual answer (Wong Tai Sin Temple)

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