A huge bust of a youthful Mao Zedong on Orange Island in Changsha, China. Photo: Ian Gill

In Changsha, China, a British writer finds clues to his own history and that of Chairman Mao

  • The Hunan provincial capital bears its association with the nation’s most famous son proudly
  • Despite the introduction of modern industries, the city retains a feeling of yesteryear
Topic |   Asia Travel

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A huge bust of a youthful Mao Zedong on Orange Island in Changsha, China. Photo: Ian Gill
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Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour in the 1880s. Photo: Howard and Jane Ricketts Collection
Adam Nebbs
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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

When Hong Kong resembled ‘Italian seaport’ and tourists were ‘globe-trotters’

  • Also, Royal Caribbean’s mega cruise ship Spectrum of the Seas is on course for Hong Kong
  • New, sleek Silversea vessel being purpose built for Galapagos Islands cruise

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Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour in the 1880s. Photo: Howard and Jane Ricketts Collection
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