Hong Kong

The umbrella of a lone pedestrian is perfectly matched with the yellow lines on the rain-soaked streets of central . It was the Chinese who perfected the design of the umbrella as we know it; and although there is evidence of similar forms of sunshade in ancient Egypt, Assyria and Greece, the Chinese were the first to make their parasols waterproof. in November is midway through its winter dry season, but the rain when it comes can be a cold, depressing drizzle that goes on for days.