The Winged City

Mechanics and Protocol The Skytrain is approaching the platform. Please stand clear and make way for alighting passengers. Open twenty-four hours. Gates open three hours before scheduled departure time. Follow the signs to customs clearance and immigration. Photography of the…
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Hong Kong in Photos

My four-day, five-flight homecoming marathon stopped this morning for a brief layover in Hong Kong, time I used to wander its streets and savour its sights for a last taste of the developing world before settling in for the long,…
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This Week in Photos

Rickshaw drivers watch taxis pass by. With so many green-and-yellow cabs on the roads of Chengdu, the slower, pricier rickshaws seem to be dying a slow death. Hens going to market. Pigeons at market. An advertisement for a popular Chinese ice cream…
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