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Fisherman Village (FMV)#

Thousands of large families live on junks, on sampans, on rotten boats and barges
Photo: H. Maurer, 2007

Land is the most precious thing in Hong Kong. The poorer dwellers resort to the water: Thousands of large families live on junks, on sampans, on rotten boats and barges. The boats that crowd in the typhoon-protected bays of the island, are moored together to a large floating city. Nowadays, these boats disappear now more and more from the cityscape.