Camping and Climbing at the Shek O Sea Cliffs – Snakeheads and Cheap Wine

Please listen to the audio version here: It was sometime in early 1980 on a Saturday evening, when Allen, myself and our friend Oly, arrived at the Shek O sea cliffs. We had decided to camp there with the intention of climbing some routes the following morning. The weather was pleasant so all we neededContinue reading “Camping and Climbing at the Shek O Sea Cliffs – Snakeheads and Cheap Wine”

A Visit to the Mui Shue Hang Park

This is a pleasant outing for the entire family.  The park lies within a short distance from the Taiwo MTR Station and is about a twenty to twenty-five minute walk. What you need: Comfortable shoes, water and something to snack on if you plan to take advantage of the great picnic areas along the route.Continue reading “A Visit to the Mui Shue Hang Park”

Kowloon Peak – Howling Winds and Condensed Milk – Camping and Climbing with Allen

In the 70s there was no formal rock climbing instruction in Hong Kong. There was only one climbing wall and that was at the Outward Bound School. Allen’s, and my own education therefore consisted of reading books and stories, many of which were about the ‘Hard Men’.  The Hard Men were, amongst others, Joe Brown,Continue reading “Kowloon Peak – Howling Winds and Condensed Milk – Camping and Climbing with Allen”