Always lurking around the stairs to the lower levels of Gongbei Underground, these professionals are a helping hand dodging border restrictions at Gongbei’s Port.
Everything Gongbei Underground, Zhuhai – 拱北地下广场, 珠海
Gongbei Underground Market (officially called Zhuhai Port Plaza) is a market comprised by two underground levels, and for me, it’s the Land of Chocolate, but with consumer electronics, Chinese memorabilia, food, traditional Chinese pharmacies, illegal bureaus de change, and way, way more…
Mapping Gongbei’s Underground Market, Zhuhai – 拱北地下广场, 珠海
The maps and guide for Gongbei’s Underground Market, Zhuhai – 拱北地下广场, 珠海
Blue screen of death, Zhuhai – 蓝屏死机, 珠海
Giant LED billboards are nothing new in China, as this cheap technology is slowly replacing the twisted neon lights all over the country.
Chaoyang wet market, Zhuhai – 朝阳市场, 珠海
Xiangzhou District (香洲; Xiāngzhōu), in Zhuhai is one of the areas where a bustling business activity fills every street with improvised posts and mobile stalls, with a constant swarm of customers, beggars, movers and passers-by, having its center in the Chaoyang wet market.
A street wet market, Zhuhai – 鱼街头市场, 珠海
The Province of Guangdong (广东省 (Guǎngdōng Shěng) enjoys a privileged location on the southern coast of China, and because of this, fresh seafood is one of the… Read more “A street wet market, Zhuhai – 鱼街头市场, 珠海”
China’s illegal taxis – 黑车, 珠海
Illegal taxis (黑车, literally “black car”), mostly known as “black cabs” or “black taxis“, are very common in any Chinese city despite successive crackdowns on their business sponsored by… Read more “China’s illegal taxis – 黑车, 珠海”
Gongbei Underground Market, Zhuhai – 拱北地下广场, 珠海: Shopping around
Gongbei Underground (officially called Zhuhai Port Plaza) is another maze of the modern consumerism in China. Each mildly important city in the country has at least one of these so-called ‘fake markets’ where you can buy almost anything, bulk or retail, and Zhuhai is no exception.