Bill and Sue-On Hillman:
A 50-Year Musical Odyssey
HILLMAN ASIA ADVENTURE 2018
5. HONG KONG
Aberdeen IV: Through Sue-On's
Aberdeen floating village
is located at the Aberdeen Harbour in the Southern District of Hong Kong.
The harbour contains approximately 600 junks, which house an estimated
Since the 19th century, Aberdeen
has emerged as one of the most important fishing ports in Hong Kong. Now
in Aberdeen, as the catering and tourism industries are on the rise, so
is the demand for seafood. In the past two decades, the population of the
Aberbeen Floating Village community has decreased due to rapid fisheries
development in the nearby Guangdong Province and the increase in operating
costs of the fishing industry in Hong Kong.
Instead of living on the boat
permanently, now the majority of the boat people only fish on the boat
during the day.
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