Shot for the Day (7 June 2015)

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At the end of 2014, I travelled up to Hong Kong from Singapore, where the weather was mercifully cooler than the incessant heat of the tropics. That said, I have never found 15 degrees Celsius so cold.

One morning, I took a gander along the path that runs circumnavigates the Peak, taking in views of Aberdeen Bay on one side with Hong Kong downtown and Kowloon Bay beyond on the other.  This shot was taken on Boxing Day.  The smog filtered the early rays of sunshine, dirtying the blue sky with hues of brown and grey.

What struck me most was more based about my Western sensitivities.  Hong Kong had hardly missed a beat even though we were in the middle of the Christmas holidays.  Then again, I do not believe that Hong Kong ever truly sleeps.

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