Escalators in Hong Kong? For some it may not be the most exciting subject but my interest in escalators started when I moved to Hong Kong. People seem to love them here. Life in Hong Kong would be completely different and impossible without escalators. In fact, Hong Kong would be the fittest city on the planet if residents had to walk the old-fashioned stairs. I am not so much interested in the mechanics and engineering of escalators but some are rather photogenic. I know, that sounds a bit freakish. Don’t worry, I am not a compulsive escalator spotter who keeps detailed track records of…mmm, okay I do have a tiny desktop folder with escalator photos with a few details.