Southern District: heritage, beaches and sights

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 28 August, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 28 August, 2008, 12:00am

Southern District is the subject of this week's District Focus. The area makes for a perfect day trip with plenty to see and do. There are famous heritage sites, beautiful beaches as well as Stanley Market, a must-visit tourist destination. Seven enthusiastic young photographers - Chan Sho-po, Ma Han-son, Ko Fa-chuen, Hui Ka-ling, Ip Hei-man, Ma Wai-shan and Lee Hoi-yan - spent a day exploring the district under the guidance of artists John Fung Kin-chung and Lo Wai-hang. They enjoyed visiting heritage sites, the bustling market and waterfront, and the area's beautiful beaches.

All photographs were taken by participants in the 'Through Our Eyes' programme, organised by The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation. The District Focus series is jointly run by the foundation and Young Post. The cameras used were sponsored by Panasonic and the Shun Hing Education and Charity Fund.

Picture 1 former signs from pawn shops which have been used as decorations in an outdoor area. Photo: Ko Fa-chuen, 17, Ho Ngai College (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen)

Picture 2 a beautiful summer's day at St Stephen's beach. Photo: Ma Wai-shan, 16, Tang Shiu Kin Victoria Government Secondary School

Picture 3 A Banyan Tree offers shade near Stanley's bustling market. Photo: Lee Hoi-yan, 16, Lok Sin Tong Wong Chung Ming Secondary School

Picture 4 Stanley Market is packed with bargain hunters. Photo: Hui Ka-ling, 15, Po Leung Kuk 1984 College

Picture 5 A former colonial police station is now a supermarket, but original details can still be seen. Photo: Ma Wai-shan

Picture 6 Junks bob near Blake Pier. The original pier was demolished in the 1960s, but this has part of the original roof. Photo: Ip Hei-man, 16, Pui Ching Middle School

Picture 7: Residents taking a nap outside their village houses. Photo: Ma Han-son, 17, Sing Yin Secondary School




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