A Bit of Local History – White Trees in the Headlights

Advertisements A Strange Phenomenon Today, the road system that runs from Kowloon through to the New Territories is made up of state-of-the-art highways. It is possible today to complete a journey in 30 minutes, which would in the past have taken several hours. Before these highways were built, the main road that traveled around theContinue reading “A Bit of Local History – White Trees in the Headlights”

Places of Interest: The Botanic Union

Advertisements The Botanic Union is located in Kau Liu Ha Village, Tai Po. To get there take the 64K KMB Bus from Tai Po Market Station bus terminus or the 25K Green Minibus from Tai Wo Station. Alight at Kau Liu Ha, cross Lam Kam Road to enter the village and turn right down HangContinue reading “Places of Interest: The Botanic Union”

Sunset Peak on Lantau – A Photo Essay by Oliver

Advertisements Oliver is a regular hiker and former rock climber who, in his youth spent many months trekking in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal. Here in Hong Kong, he accompanied me on many of my adventures and two of them can be seen here: The Tree on Majestic Slabs and Camping and Climbing at theContinue reading “Sunset Peak on Lantau – A Photo Essay by Oliver”