Tourists love to take pictures of each other standing in front of famous skylines. But the air pollution has been terrible lately in Hong Kong, so enterprising hucksters have installed fake "blue sky" cityscapes for the visitors to use as pretty urban backgrounds.
Just as Bloomberg reports that Hong Kong's air pollution has hit a "very high level" and the city is covered in a blanket of haze, NetEase, one of China's largest web networks, brings word that Hong Kong's scenic bay is now so hazy that tourists who visit it are posing with photos instead.
Hey, at least there are blue skies—even if they are fake.
Hong Kong is taking steps to tackle its pollution problem, which is apparently caused largely by vehicles that aren't up to environmental standards.
Photos: Alex Hofford, CFP via News.163.com and ShanghaiIst
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