Thursday Doors: Queen’s Road East

These photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton.

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This is my final post on Wan Chai in Hong Kong. The following photos were taken as my husband and I strolled down Queen’s Road East.

This is Hung Shing Temple which was built in 1847.  The altar inside was originally built on a stone along the shoreline.  With land reclamation, the temple no longer has an unobstructed view of Hong Kong harbor.

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Interesting side half-doors to the temple!

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Inside this bakery is a lovely mural of old Hong Kong.

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Should have gotten a closer shot of this door leading to Gu’s Embroidery shop.  I liked the door handle.

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I’ll leave you with this shot of a very tenacious tree.  Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

For more doors from all around the globe visit Norm’s.

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18 Comments Add yours

  1. Sheree says:

    I love that Norm’s challenge pulls in doors from all over the world. These are great!

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    1. It’s a lot of fun isn’t it, to see doors from all over! =)

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  2. JT Twissel says:

    Interesting temple – are the protests in Hong Kong affecting you at all?

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    1. It’s starting to get a little difficult to go places without some impact. We had to go to the French Consulate one day in the midst of a large gathering / protest. When my husband and I came up out of the train station, young people were running in through the entrance with their masks and goggles on. The remnants of the tear gas were quite painful and can only imagine the full impact. We just have to plan our day carefully. It’s harder for my daughter, who works in a part of Hong Kong that is continually packed with protestors. I worry a bit for her each day, but so far it’s been okay. We have a lot of friends here who are passionately involved and we do feel for them and fear for their safety. Anyway, sorry for the long answer, but thanks so much for asking!!

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      1. JT Twissel says:

        Stay safe! I hope for the best for everyone.

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  3. Dan Antion says:

    That tree is amazing! I like these doors, they are alive with activity.

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    1. I love the way you put it, “they are alive with activity!” =) Thanks so much for commenting.

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  4. Rowena says:

    Brenda, there are so wonderful photos and details here. The mural of old Hong Kong and the tenacious tree are probably my pick along with the door handle. I had the fun of trying to explain Thursday Doors to a real life friend today without trying to sound too weird, especially when I introduced her to the concept of a doorscursion. In the end I said that we had an appreciation of architecture.
    Best wishes,
    Rowena

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    1. That’s a good way to put it. Our Doorscursions are not solely about the door but what’s around the door too. A fun way of discovery! I’m happy you enjoyed the photos, especially the tree! =)

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      1. Rowena says:

        Doors are quite an interesting launching pad for all sorts of ideas.

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  5. slfinnell says:

    Isn’t it funny we have to defend our door appreciation? I am sure I’ll never get to Hong Kong and enjoy your tour via doors (& cool trees)

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    1. I’m very glad you’ve enjoyed a tour of parts of Hong Kong. It is an interesting place, though it’s a little bit of a challenge to find doors. Most of the time, buildings large and small have gates. It’s been fun for me to look and I’ve influenced my husband too whose on the lookout for doors as well! =)

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      1. slfinnell says:

        Husbands can be our best enablers lol 🤓

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  6. Norm 2.0 says:

    You found some nice doors and that temple is lovely, but wow, that tree proves how amazing nature can be. Great shot!

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    1. Nature does find a way, even in the heart of a concrete jungle! =) Thanks so much, Norm.

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  7. Joanne Sisco says:

    That tree is amazing! I see sights like this and wonder why on earth I think I can prevail over the weeds in my yard.

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    1. Haha…nature is very tenacious! =) There’s a number of trees like that one here, with roots among the concrete.

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