The Disappearing Village

Sam Hong Kong, Travel Leave a Comment

A glance was all it took. I got curious how the buildings are inside the crowded corridor and approached the old woman.

She told us most of the families have moved away already, to settle in a different part of the city in Government housing.

How long have you lived here? Over 60 years and waiting for my notice to relocate into the new unit.

All her belongings fit into a small house about 5m x 5m in size. The inside is dark and humid, there is no air conditioning or bug screen to escape from the mosquitoes.

Pinned to her front door – Peace and safety. A red pocket from the New Years.

The rest of the village, slowly being vacated and pending to be torn down.

SamThe Disappearing Village

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