Thursday Doors: Queen’s Road East

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

Thursday Doors: Lee Tung Avenue Area

These photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ The next few door-posts will be from here in Hong Kong.  This week and next week, I want to introduce you to an unusual and interesting part of Wan Chai, on Hong Kong Island, known as the Lee Tung Avenue…

Thursday Doors: Heunginjimum Gate

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ This is the third post from a recent trip I took with my daughter to Seoul, Korea. This week I’m featuring doorways and gates (no doors per se) at the Heunginjimum Gate. It was the main east gate of…

Thursday Doors: Gyeongbokgung Palace II

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. Last week, my door post was about Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, Korea.  As I had more photos than I felt comfortable including in one post, I thought I’d share more photos from inside the palace compound this week. I hope…

Thursday Doors: Gyeongbokgung Palace

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ It was a treat and a delight to be taken by my daughter on a four-day getaway to Seoul, Korea. We romped through local markets, toured historical sites, ate plentiful amounts of delicious food, got lost a time or two,…

Thursday Doors: Amoy Street

These photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. The doors for today’s post are located on Amoy Street, an out of the way street in busy Wan Chai District which is located at the north shore of Hong Kong Island. This door opens into Kitchen Ruto serving yummy Japanese…

Thursday Doors: Goodbye Philippines

This post is my contribution to Thursday Doors, a group of door lovers hosted by Norm Frampton.  This week is my final mish-mash of random photos from Sorsogon, the Philippines. It was a wonderful trip.  I miss the beautiful scenery and the new friends that I made. One of our last stops on the trip was…

Thursday Doors: More Market

This post is inspired by Thursday Doors, created by Norm Frampton. For the third week in a row, my door post is focused on Gubat, Sorsogon, the Philippines.  Last week, I introduced the Gubat market and this week is a continuation. The following doors (or gates) are located on the periphery of the market. Now, let’s…

Thursday Doors: Gubat Market

This post is inspired by Thursday Doors, created by Norm Frampton. A recent trip to Gubat, Sorsogon, the Philippines gave me opportunities to capture a few door photos. In Gubat, the supermarket recently burned.  A new one is being built but it is taking longer than expected.  The locals don’t seem to mind though.  They are…

Thursday Doors: Cafe Rosita, Gubat

For over two months, I’ve missed out in participating with friends at Thursday Doors (created by Norm Frampton).  It’s been a season of travel for me with a bit of poor health mixed in and a lot of time spent writing a bigger story.  I’m always amazed at how time slips through my fingers so quickly….

Thursday Doors: Postscript CNY Photos!

On another trip to Macau, PRC, two days ago with my son, I was delighted to see their Chinese New Year decorations were still up!  I know the holiday is over, but I wanted to share these anyway.       This post is inspired by Thursday Doors, created by Norm Frampton. For more doors from…

Thursday Doors: Chinese New Year!

My family and I live on the fourth floor of a twenty-four-floor building, located on a hill overlooking a low-rise neighborhood.  The other day, my husband and I went for a stroll through the neighborhood. On our stroll, we found the beginnings of Chinese New Year decorations, placed on doors and gates. Chinese New Year,…