3 comments 9.1.09

Beggars in Hong Kong

Posted by Miss Fong - Filed under
If you've ever set foot in Hong Kong, you'd know that there are quite a lot of beggars in the city. They range from being deranged to perfectly sane, anatomically complete or missing some limbs, smooth skinned or charred burn victims, honestly homeless or simply just faking it.

To help you out, I'll be showcasing some of the more famous or recognisable ones here. First up is the plastic bag lady who can often be seen hanging at the base of LKF:

Covered from head to toe in plastic bag bundles, I have no idea what she does or why she chooses to live this way. I have never seen anyone give her money, I don't even know if she is in fact a lady, and I once saw her in Causeway Bay, although I have no idea how she got there w/ the literal mountain of scrunched bags attached to her body.

Stay tuned for more beggars! :)
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Anonymous said...

she might setting the trend for next year's winter coats

Anonymous said...

she is a rich tycoon who owns four SKYSCRAPERS and lives on the peak. too bad she has become mentally unsound. go google her.

Rach said...

My friend once got money out the ATM to give to her! It was around Xmas time and he thought she was meant to be dressed as Santa...