I had a chance to travel to Hong Kong in October, my first trip there. The occasion was the Fall Symposium on Digital Humanities 2017, held at Hong Kong Baptist University, where me and my partner were speakers.
One of the most enjoyable parts of the trip was walking through markets in Mong Kok, north of our hotel in Kowloon.
There’s a lot to take in, from fruits and vegetables…
Street food abounds:
Starbucks’s seasonal drinks involved liquid-filled boba:
Back near our hotel, early morning trips to a bakery provided a chance to experience both rare moments of quiet Tsim Sha Tsui streets and local baked goods:
Amidst the shops, a cat stood guard:
Everyone who visits Hong Kong has to travel to the top of Victoria Peak, of course:
Our last meal was at the airport, where we bypassed the congee and went for noodles and dim sum instead: