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I skytrained to Richmond to the heart of Vancouver’s Chinese community. I may have been surrounded by Asian languages, but I entered the Richmond Centre to find a shopping centre no different from any other, with only one Chinese restaurant. Continue reading Richmond

Sampan Aberdeen

Like Singapore, Hong Kong had been a sampan haven. Now they were an rare sight. In fact, I caught a bus to Aberdeen on the opposite side of Hong Kong Island to enjoy the privilege of a ride in boats that had once been homes for some Chinese families. Continue reading Sampan Aberdeen