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Tsim Sha Tsui

TST, the very southern tip of of the Kowloon Peninsula. Standing between it and Central is the Victoria Harbour, where countless vessels sail. This is where you can find endless shopping centres and arguably one of the best scenic views of the skyline of Hong Kong at night. The latter will come soon.

I'm currently residing in HKU's Residential Colleges in Sai Wan. Just down the steep decline is the humble Kennedy Town. Government housing, small restaurants and construction. I often traverse the same route down in order to travel to various locations in Hong Kong and Kowloon alike, and I can't help but admire the verticality and leading lines every corner I turn.


I'm currently residing in HKU's Residential Colleges in Sai Wan. Just down the steep decline is the humble Kennedy Town. Government housing, small restaurants and construction. I often traverse the same route down in order to travel to various locations in Hong Kong and Kowloon alike, and I can't help but admire the verticality and leading lines every corner I turn.

Every now and then in Kennedy Town, you see a dog. This was one majestic looking chow chow.


Every now and then in Kennedy Town, you see a dog. This was one majestic looking chow chow.

Across from Tsim Sha Tsui is the towering Two International Finance Centre. 


Across from Tsim Sha Tsui is the towering Two International Finance Centre. 

This monstrous building was once the tallest building towering over Hong Kong, until the International Commerce Centre in Kowloon dethroned it. Now, this building is commonly referred to as "the building that was in Batman".


This monstrous building was once the tallest building towering over Hong Kong, until the International Commerce Centre in Kowloon dethroned it. Now, this building is commonly referred to as "the building that was in Batman".

Between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon is Victoria Harbour, where hundreds of vessels traverse each year.


Between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon is Victoria Harbour, where hundreds of vessels traverse each year.

Hong Kong was never known for its pristine air quality. As a result, smog often curbs one's ability to clearly view the countless skyscrapers across the harbour.


Hong Kong was never known for its pristine air quality. As a result, smog often curbs one's ability to clearly view the countless skyscrapers across the harbour.

That thin layer of pollution that blankets over Hong Kong does cast some interesting shadows, especially as the city nears sunset. 


That thin layer of pollution that blankets over Hong Kong does cast some interesting shadows, especially as the city nears sunset. 

Asides from the view, Tsim Sha Tsui is also home to Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong's answer to Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Along the waterfront, a number of celebrities in the HK film industry are honoured through concrete plaques, featuring handprints and autographs.


Asides from the view, Tsim Sha Tsui is also home to Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong's answer to Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Along the waterfront, a number of celebrities in the HK film industry are honoured through concrete plaques, featuring handprints and autographs.

Bronze sculptures litter the eastern edge of the waterfront.


Bronze sculptures litter the eastern edge of the waterfront.

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This bronze sculpture honours one of the most iconic martial artists and actors to hail from Hong Kong - none other than the one and only Bruce Lee.


This bronze sculpture honours one of the most iconic martial artists and actors to hail from Hong Kong - none other than the one and only Bruce Lee.

As the sun set, it aligned perfectly behind 2IFC.


As the sun set, it aligned perfectly behind 2IFC.

Dallas Kwok