Stewart Goes Walkies is grateful to have a contribution from our friend and reader, Tiffany.
Recently, Tiffany and her companion visited the Fan Sin Temple and the Wun Yiu Exhibition Centre. Following this, they hiked over the first part of Section 8 of the Wilson Trail, the start of which is a short distance from the temple.
The Fan Sin Temple
The Wun Yiu Exhibition Centre
The Centre, which is located close to the temple, was built after a kiln site was discovered nearby. Due to its historical significance, part of the remnants of the kiln were unearthed and declared a monument in 1983.
The present Centre is maintained with the assistance of the Institute of Chinese Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and generous donations from the residents of Sheung Wun Yiu and Ha Wun Yiu villages.
The Wilson Trail
The first part of Section 8 of the Wilson Trail is a pleasant walk that can be done in under two hours. The start of the section is just a short distance from the Fan Sin Temple.
After visiting the temple and Exhibition Centre, Tiffany and her companion made their way to the start of the hike.
The route that Tiffany and her companion followed was identical to the one mentioned in an earlier post. We reproduce the route map here.
This section of the Wilson Trail eventually takes onto Shek Lin Road and then it is an easy stroll down to Tai Wo past Lin Au.
Finally after passing through Kam Shek Tsuen you come to the Kam Wo Bridge and the end of the walk. Here you have a choice of convenience stores, yum cha and Japanese cuisine, all in the same building.
Stewart Goes Walkies is very grateful to Tiffany and her companion for this contribution and the wonderful photos. The Fan Sin Temple and Exhibition Centre look as if they are well worth a visit and we will be doing so very soon.
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