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Hong Kong mon Amour

Hong Kong mon Amour

Hong Kong sonne à mes oreilles comme une incantation un peu magique, lourde d’histoire et de promesses d’aventures. Hong Kong, en chinois, cela veut dire le « port parfumé« , ce qui rappelle tout à la fois son rôle de port franc au XIXe siècle, son image […]

Shanghai Tianzifang: Economic Reforms & The Artsy Bubble

Shanghai Tianzifang: Economic Reforms & The Artsy Bubble

Tianzifang, Shanghai, China. I visited the Tianzifang Quarter for the first time in Septembre 2013, together with a very good friend of mine, as it was a « requirement » for our Chinese Society class. (Photos here)

The Heritage Path: wrecking-ball renovation and progressive museum-ification

The Heritage Path: wrecking-ball renovation and progressive museum-ification

Lijiang, China. (Photos here) On Thursday, January 23, 2014, as the sun started to slide down and hide behind the mountains, we arrived in Lijiang. Lijiang is an old water town, with hundreds of small canals and bridges, which is the reason why it is […]