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Hong Kong is frequently described as a place where "East meets West", reflecting the culture's mix of the territory's Chinese roots with influences from its time as a British colony. Concepts like feng shui are taken very seriously, with expensive construction projects often hiring expert consultants, and are often believed to make or break a business. Other objects like Ba gua mirrors are still regularly used to deflect evil spirits, and buildings often lack any floor number that has a 4 in it, due to its similarity to the word for "die" in Cantonese. The fusion of east and west also characterises Hong Kong's cuisine, where dim sum, hot pot, and fast food restaurants coexist with haute cuisine.

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  • Copyright: arvin nino (arvinnino) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 73 W: 51 N: 63] (436)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-01-07
  • Categories: Food
  • Camera: CANON 1000D EOS SLR
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/40 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-09-06 0:49
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