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Gotta gram ‘em all: must-snap locations testing Hong Kong’s patience


A woman posing for a photo at a popular Instagram spot in Hong Kong. The buildings in Hong Kong’s Quarry Bay are one of the city’s best known residential complexes, famed for tightly-knit apartments towering above three sides of a thin courtyard. — Photos: AFP

A woman posing for a photo at a popular Instagram spot in Hong Kong. The buildings in Hong Kong’s Quarry Bay are one of the city’s best known residential complexes, famed for tightly-knit apartments towering above three sides of a thin courtyard. — Photos: AFP

HONG KONG: For smartphone-wielding hordes of tourists, Hong Kong boasts a host of must-have Instagram locations – but crowds of snap-happy travellers are testing local patience and transforming once quaint pockets of the bustling metropolis. 

Tony Hui recalls how elderly residents always used to play cards in a courtyard in the middle the densely packed housing block where he owns a dry cleaning store. 

   

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