Camping on Lantau – the early days

My earliest camping exploits occurred in my early teens. Every Chinese New Year my father would visit the Army Surplus shops, of which there were many in those days, buy kit bags and a tent and kapok sleeping bags for myself and my sister. The kitbags were canvas and weighed a ton even before youContinue reading “Camping on Lantau – the early days”

Trekking Poles – and how I use them

I have been using trekking poles for almost a year now and can vouch for their benefits. Many younger hikers eschew them in the belief that they are for the elderly, or persons with, or recovering from leg injuries. But, they offer many benefits to their users, providing they are used correctly. I have mentionedContinue reading “Trekking Poles – and how I use them”