Fishing junks in the harbour. They disappeared from Hong Kong waters in the 1980s. Photo: Sunny Lee Fishing junks in the harbour. They disappeared from Hong Kong waters in the 1980s. Photo: Sunny Lee
Fishing junks in the harbour. They disappeared from Hong Kong waters in the 1980s. Photo: Sunny Lee

Junk boats turn into tourist icons in Hong Kong waters after centuries as China’s workhorses

Traditional wooden junks, dating back to the Han dynasty, were sturdy and made for long-distance travel

Fishing junks in the harbour. They disappeared from Hong Kong waters in the 1980s. Photo: Sunny Lee Fishing junks in the harbour. They disappeared from Hong Kong waters in the 1980s. Photo: Sunny Lee
Fishing junks in the harbour. They disappeared from Hong Kong waters in the 1980s. Photo: Sunny Lee
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