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Nov 13, 2018

Hardy Hong Kong swimmers brave busy harbor

Hardy Hong Kong swimmers brave busy harbor

A tightly-knit community of around 50 mostly elderly citizens are regular visitors to the Sai Wan Swimming Shed. Built in the 1960s or 1970s, it is the sole survivor of such structures, popular in the first half of the last century when public swimming facilities were sparse in the former British colony.

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