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Gazette 106

HONG KONG 18 Dec 2011-1 January 2012

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27 December 2011
Kowloon   Sheila in Lantau
View across the harbour to the tallest building in Hong Kong - the ICC building in Kowloon (1558 ft) /
Sheila on the approach to Po Lin monastery on the island of Lantau

Large Buddha  Vegetarian meal in monastery
First glimpse of the bronze Tian Tan buddha image (112 ft tall) / Vegetarian lunch in the monastery restaurant

Buddha images  Derek
The main buddha images in the temple / Derek on the temple balcony

Boddisattva of compasssion   Derek
Image of Guanyin, Bodhisattva of Compassion / Derek on the circular viewing platform

Tian Tan buddha  Silvermine beach
The buddha image is dispaying the mudra (hand gesture) of Reassurance or Imparting Fearlessness /
View across Silvermine Bay from the ferry pier

Central  Poster
View of buildings in Central as the Lantau ferry approaches Hong Kong island /
Scary poster in underpasss

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2011/2