Sha Tin Wai

Sha Tin Wai MTR station was named after a traditional walled Hakka Village next to Pok Hong Estate.  After leaving Exit A, you will see village life still exists around the base of the Public Housing estates, but very little life is seen around Exit A!

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Exit A of Sha Tin Wai MTR station.

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Looking right out of Exit A from Sha Tin Wai MTR station.

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Looking straight ahead out of Exit A from Sha Tin Wai MTR station.

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Looking left out of Exit A from Sha Tin Wai MTR station.

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Moving upwards onto the bridge across the road, you now get a better view of the surroundings of Exit A.  Here we are looking right…...

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Here we are looking almost straight across the road…..

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And here we are looking leftwards.  Everywhere is road, concrete and blocks of apartments.

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The Sha Kok Commercial Centre is across the road form Exit A of Sha Tin Wai MTR station.

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Moving away from Exit A towards the remants of village life.

Traditional New Territories villages will have sitting-out areas, usually under a banyan tree.  The same can be seen here even though the village itself is hard to find.

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But there is something for everyone here.

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Perhaps the most important part of any Chinese community is the eating arrangements, as shown below.

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Local shoppers have the choice here of fresh meat, barbequed meats, or vegetables, along with clothes for this cold January.

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And all village life needs a novelty!  

Here it is in the form of a blue parrot who just loved all the attention, but would not stay still for long.

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© Helen Gray 2019