What better way to start a new year than spending some quality (virtual) cash. I’ve gone pro on my Flickr account and I was instantly treated to a nice surprise: some photos I thought were lost forever became available.
Non-pro Flickr accounts can only have a limited number of photos and sets. Already uploaded pictures don’t get deleted just become inaccessible when the account expires. That’s how I regained access to my old Hong Kong set.
When I moved back from Japan I also had to transfer the files from the linux box I used there and somehow the folder containing these photographs got lost. Not that they were great or anything but they hold sentimental value this being my only trip to other countries while I was in Japan. Also (as I frequently mention) I love the fact that I visited places mentioned in a movie, like the monastery on Lantau where you could share the monks’ meal: