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Hong Kong in four acts
Hong Kong IS the definition of multiculture. Located on a convenient location for sea trade, it thrived as a British colony and as financial metropolis in the recent years. Although tiny, everyone is on it. The culture of Hong Kong is a weird mixture of British post-colonialism, strong Cantonese influences and the increasing addition ofContinue reading “Hong Kong in four acts”
If you ever find yourself in the middle of the city, freaking out with the ugly view of concrete buildings, I know something that may help you feel better: Todoroki. It’s a small creek in Meguro-ku, a few feet next to the Ooimachi line train station of the same name. A long, thin green lineContinue reading “Todoroki Creek”
State the obvious: urbanization kills gardens
This is my hometown, a thriving seaside resort destination. How beautiful the vegetable gardens used to be! The landscape was much sparser and only a limited number of houses stood there. At least, the two main roads and the red-tiled rooftops remain the same. [source: FB @george.papamitros – θυρεατις γη (βορεια κυνουρια – αρκαδιας)]