How many years can a mountain exist
before it is washed to the sea?
These are the familiar lyrics from Peter, Paul and Mary’s Blowing in the Wind.
Here are some 3 photos taken by CP, they show buildings in Hong Kong built near to the sea – buildings subject to the natural environment – wind, waves and accelerated corrosion due to the proximity of sea water.
Maybe, tomorrow will come a 1 in 200 years typhoon and waves will shoot up the air, maybe, just maybe . . . . . . .
But right now the people in these coastal houses are enjoying their sea view, enduring the inconvenience of transportation etc.
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