The moment a travel turns to magic

As you may have surmised from my instagram, I am in Korea right now. However, on the way, in the Asiana plane, there was a moment the travel turns to magic… It was the moment sunset shined over the winglet of the A330, while the moon rose in the background. I didn’t have my camera […]

Loy Krathong: from spiritual festival to a Thai Valentine

This week-end, Loy Krathong took place in Thailand amidst a slew of restrictions by the Thai Junta. In recent years, Loy Krathong evolved from a spiritual festival to a Thai Valentine day. Origins of Loy Krathong As many things in Thai history, the origins of Loy Krathong are murky at best. It is a festival […]

Mid-Autumn Festival in Shatin Park

As yesterday was a full moon day, it was also the occasion of heading to the New Territories to see the mid-autumn festival activities. In this case, I headed to see the mid-autumn festival in Shatin Park. Shatin being a relatively new development on the outskirts of Hong Kong has a quite young population. At […]

Full moon on Kowloon Peak

  I posted a few weeks ago a picture of a moon crescent over Kowloon Peak. Yesterday night, the stars were aligned again, this time with the full moon. What is different this time? For starters, it is a full moon, versus a crescent. I also experimented some more this time. Took shots with faster […]

The red moon of Hong Kong

Tonight, there was a red moon on Hong Kong. As the moon crescent was well formed and the skies were somehow clearer, the moon could be clearly visible as it went down over the horizon. Sadly, as always where there is nice weather on Hong Kong, the sky still had some haze. Why a red […]

The moon over Kowloon Peak

Last Sunday, there was an exceptional alignment of the moon with Kowloon peak in Hong Kong. On that occasion, the moon passed just above the Kowloon peak. It was a slightly cloudy night, so, the combination of the moon and the clouds gave the sky a delicate pastel or watercolor tone. Obviously, such pics are […]