Canadian Pacific's photos with the 公園

Wavell House

Wavell House
Wavell House was named after Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, British Army Field Marshal and Viceroy of India and used to house married officers of the Victoria Barracks. This is now the Education Centre for the aviary in Hong Kong Park.
Added on April 19, 2013

High-rises in the Mid-Levels

High-rises in the Mid-Levels
Hong Kong Island really has very little flat land. Right from the time when Britain took Hong Kong in the 1840s, the wealthy British elite built houses high up on the hills with a commanding view of Victoria Harbour. The area is actually known as "Mid-Le…
Added on April 19, 2013

St. John's Building on Garden Road

St. John's Building on Garden Road
View of St. john's Building on Garden Road. Note the building is on a rather steep slope. The ground level of this building is the terminus of the famous Peak Tram.
Added on April 19, 2013

Murray Building from Lookout Tower in Hong Kong Park

Murray Building from Lookout Tower in Hong Kong Park
Hong Kong Park has a lookout tower, which gives a great birdseye view of the surrounding area.

Murray Bldg. used to house many government offices. Apparently it's being converted into a hotel.

In November 2013, this Murray Building was sold to a consor…
Added on April 19, 2013

Cascading Falls

Cascading Falls
Hong Kong Park in Admiralty.
Added on April 19, 2013

Central Fire Station

Central Fire Station
I came across yet another fire station while visiting Hong Kong Park in Admiralty.

No. 15, Cotton Tree Drive.
Added on April 19, 2013

Statue of WO 2 John Robert Osborn (Victoria Cross) in Hong Kong

Statue of WO 2 John Robert Osborn (Victoria Cross) in Hong Kong
WO 2 John Robert Osborn was a solider of the Winnipeg Grenadiers. He was sent to defend Hong Kong during World War II and died during fighting. He was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest military honour for Commonwealth nations, posthumously.

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Added on April 19, 2013

Plaque of John Robert Osborn

Plaque of John Robert Osborn
See the statue in the next photo.

WO 2 John Robert Osborn was a solider of the Winnipeg Grenadiers. He was sent to defend Hong Kong during World War II and died during fighting. He was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest military honour for Com…
Added on April 19, 2013

Use of polarizing filter to reduce glare

Use of polarizing filter to reduce glare
At the Hong Kong Park, I took two photos showing what a circular polarising fiter can do.

A circular polarizer* filter can reduce the glare (or polarised light) reflected from non-metallic surfaces. This photo shows how the polarizing filter absorbed th…
Added on April 17, 2013

Photo without a polarizing filter

Photo without a polarizing filter
At the Hong Kong Park, I took two photos showing what a circular polarising fiter can do.

A circular polarizer* filter can reduce the glare (or polarised light) reflected from non-metallic surfaces. This photo shows how without the polarizing filter, th…
Added on April 17, 2013

Lippo Centre and Flagstaff House

Lippo Centre and Flagstaff House
Lippo Centre: completed 1988
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lippo_Centre_(Hong_Kong)

Flagstaff House: completed 1846
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flagstaff_House
Added on April 17, 2013

Woods amidst Concrete Jungle

Woods amidst Concrete Jungle
Hong Kong Park, Admiralty, HK Island.
Added on April 17, 2013

Flagstaff House, now Museum of Tea Ware

Flagstaff House, now Museum of Tea Ware
Flagstaff House was built in 1846 and is the oldest surviving colonial building in Hong Kong. Originally built as the residence of the Commander of the British Forces in Hong Kong. It's now the Museum of Tea Ware and incoprated into the Hong Kong Park.…
Added on April 17, 2013

Hong Kong Park Fountains

Hong Kong Park Fountains
Hong Kong Park opened in 1991, after I left Hong Kong for Canada. This is the first time I visited it.
Added on April 17, 2013

Bamboo Field

Bamboo Field
Today's agenda is to visit the Bund. On my way there I came across a park with a bamboo field.
Added on August 19, 2011