Monday, September 28, 2009

Man Mo Temple and Cat Street

Some images from Man Mo Temple, right down the road from us. Fu Temple Dog guarding the entrance:


Incense coils hanging from the ceiling:

Cat Street is nearby, selling all manner of junk. This was traditionally the place to go if you'd had something stolen - you had a fairly good chance of finding it being resold here (thieves are called "rats" and the resellers are called "cats"). Now the stalls in the street sell a random assortment of items - cricket cages, noodle bowls, jade jewelry, etc. Some Mao (and Marx and Lenin) figurines:

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