KevinJamesNg

Traveling through time and space & Doing timey wimy stuff.

 

九龍公園 Kowloon park  sits in the heart of Tism Sha Shui, Hong Kong SAR –People’s Republic of China.…. in between Canton Road, Austin Road, Nathan Road, Haiphong Road and Kowloon Park Road..… In which the park was previously was the former British colonial Whitfield Barracks of the British Army …..  In which during the 1970’s the Urban Council develop Barracks into the park that known today..

 

 

That Transformation was the demolishment of the seventy barracks buildings that occupied the park site to make ways for Flora and gardens, Museums of the Hong Kong Museum of History from one of the former barracks in which one other barrack building is the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre….among it within the park is the avenue of Comic Stars… with the Bird Aviary with Sporting facilities ….

Canton Road sits in between next to Kowloon Park Drive also next to Kowloon Park in the Tsim Sha Tsui  Area in which is a which is a major Roading network  that interconnects with the reclamation land of West Kowloon, of Tsim Sha Tsui, Jordan,  Yau Ma Tei Also Mong Kok on the Kowloon area of Hong Kong New Territories …..

Walking pass the bridge every morning for the duration, also for the duration more, for that the bridge along the Gateway road in away from Kowloon park in which that connects from Austin road… Formerly named the MacDonnell Road after there was a massive slight confusion with another road already named on Hong Kong Island… In which renamed on 1909 to Canton Road to align with some city, province names in Mainland China to avoid any other further confusion down the process… …

Looking down the Southern Tsim Sha Tsui Part of Canton road as walking to and from China Ferry Terminal building in which is situated at 33 Canton Road…   you can see abundances of shops, hotels, commercial also apartment complexes with life throughout the day onwards to night of various sorts of sizes that during as I walked midway on that pedestrian Bridge during the day also night looking down wards towards Tsim Sha Tsui towards the Hong Kong Culture Center across the Victoria Harbour towards Hong Kong Island… in commonly looking at the Wan Chai Central Plaza…..

Walking midway of the Pedestrian Bridge in which was a location shot for few Hong Kong TVB Television series “Law and Disorder’ a interesting Lawyer premise series with interesting office politics also the family whom founded it… I could see the whole section in various part of Canton Road downward where there an Apple Store… In which there are six places around in Hong Kong… Canton Road happens to be one of smaller ones compare to the IFC Building one in Central on Hong Kong Island… among this road it was used early this year for the Chinese New Year events in which Cathy Pacific sponsored in having an after parade party… but the interesting view is seeing feeling the history how that section of road was develop over the few past hundreds years also I could stand and watch the people below as the daily stories unfold on either side of the bridge with the traffic moment of people going along their daily business with the transportation that’s  along the ….

Even though looking at the buildings that are recently new there is some interesting heritage building complexes that had an incarnation of life to them with a different servicing of needs… in which walking down on Canton road is totally walkable downwards the Hong Kong Culture Center when you walk downwards towards Nathan Road in which leadingly to Hong Kong Culture Centre- Hong Kong Space Museum towards the waterfront ….

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