a photo a week challenge; urban

“A good city is like a good party. People don’t want to leave early.”
Jan Gehl

“Hong Kong is the supermarket of Asia.”
Eleanor Coppola

The one of the busiest street in Hong Kong, Nathan Road, which is the main thoroughfare in Kowloon (3.6 kilometres/2.2 mi). Was known in the post–World War II years as the Golden Mile (March 2015)

“My birthstone is a coffee bean”

A great cup of coffee by the Dubai Fountain … before getting into the world’s 3rd fastest elevator (1,968.5 feet/min, 22 mph) up to the128th floor (60 seconds) at the Burj Khalifa. Can’t get more urban than this. (March 2019)

“Waiting is a means of acquiring patience.”
Adrian Thatch

Waiting for public transport is a big part of urban living. A man waiting for the next train at Sopot Station going into Gdansk (September 2018)

“Traffic is only at a standstill because man isn’t going anywhere.”
Anthony T. Hincks

A busy policeman in the morning traffic by The Louvre in Paris – September 2009

“The mind is like an umbrella. It’s most useful when open.”
Walter Gropiu

Umbrella parking by one of the entances to Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae station. It rains a lot in Japan … at least it did in April 2015

I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America.”
Sarah Bernhardt

There is no city in the world that has the impact on me as Chicago has, day and night. Chicago is my soulmate! The River Walk – September 2016


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