Places of Interest: The Green Hub in Tai Po

Advertisements The Green Hub was mentioned in a previous post which highlighted the Tai Po Contour Sitting-out Area. During this short hike we visited the Green Hub as it was on the direct route on the way back down to Tai Po. However, we found that it was so interesting it was worth a postContinue reading “Places of Interest: The Green Hub in Tai Po”

Parks, Playgrounds and Sitting Out Areas in Tai Po – The Tai Po Contour Sitting-out Area and the Green Hub

Advertisements https://anchor.fm/js-sloan/embed/episodes/Parks–Playgrounds-and-Sitting-Out-Areas-in-Tai-Po–The-Tai-Po-Contour-Sitting-out-Area-and-the-Green-Hub-e173pst At last! stewartgoeswalkies actually goes walkies! It has been a long hot summer with week after week of hot weather warnings, interspersed by torrential downpours. Sadly, the hot weather has resulted in several fatalities due to people ignoring the warnings. We chose to be more sensible and waited until the weather was moreContinue reading “Parks, Playgrounds and Sitting Out Areas in Tai Po – The Tai Po Contour Sitting-out Area and the Green Hub”

The Bone Pot – Hiking in the Shatin Valley in the 80s

Advertisements We moved to Shatin in 1985 and the first village we lived in, Tsok Pok Hang,  was at the foot of Shatin Pass.  Shatin Pass is an old traders route. The trading junks from Swatow and places further up the coast of Mainland China would offload their goods in what was then known asContinue reading “The Bone Pot – Hiking in the Shatin Valley in the 80s”