This is yet another one of David Muir’s adventures, it is one of his favourites and stewartgoeswalkies is very grateful for his contribution. Once again, to get to the start of the walk you need to get up to Ngong Ping, writes David. I took the No. 23 Bus from my village but you canContinue reading “The Ngong Ping Cable Car Rescue Trail”
This article was gratefully received from a fellow hiker and contributing writer, David Muir. Regular readers of stewartgoeswalkies will have seen David in a previous post, Fanling to Lam Tsuen I had chosen a real hot day for a hike, writes David. As I live on Lantau in a village situated along the South LantauContinue reading “Ngong Ping to Shek Pik Reservoir – The Shek Pik Country Trail”
The Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree is a popular tourist spot and while it is particularly busy at Chinese New Year it is open to visitors all year round. It opens from around 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m and is well worth a visit. To get there you can take the 64K KMB bus from eitherContinue reading “Places of Interest: The Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree”
The positive benefits of a night time stroll. Today, due to the anxiety and depression caused by the pandemic many people are having difficulty getting a good night’s sleep. The majority of people suffer through this, day after day, night after night and it becomes a vicious circle. Some people suffer from depression , anxietyContinue reading “The Night Walkers”
“It’s up to you to decide whether you want to rescue an animal or not, but if you do so, then you don’t decide later that it’s too much trouble.” Charles (Chucky) M. Sloan On the 31st August, 2018, my wife and I decided to go out for some badly needed groceries. Being August, itContinue reading “The Chronicles of Stevie”
A Photo Essay Very often, those of us who live in the suburban areas of Hong Kong, and elsewhere, do not appreciate the beauty of what we have around us. We hurry passed trees and flower gardens, intent on getting to and from our jobs and homes, ignoring the beauty that is right in frontContinue reading “The Beauty of Trees”
Lake Egret is located off the Tai Po Road just before Tai Po Kau and the entrance to the Tai Po Country Park and nature trails. It can be reached easily by the 28K Green minibus from the Tai Po Hui station. Make sure you tell the driver that you want to get off atContinue reading “Places of Interest: A Visit to Lake Egret”
*With Apologies to Gabriel García Márquez Like many countries and communities around the world the people of Hong Kong have suffered greatly due to the onslaught of COVID19. The lock downs have lead to massive unemployment, which in turn has lead to depression, anxiety and all of the problems that this entails. As people haveContinue reading “Love In The Time of COVID19*”
The Tai Po Central Town Square sprawls across several sitting out areas with room for people to practice aerobic exercises, tai chi and even dance moves. There are also fountains and a small public toilet. As the map shows there are many ways of entering the square, we did so by the Jade Plaza side. Continue reading “Parks, Play Grounds and Sitting-out Areas in Tai Po – The Tai Po Central Town Square”
We started our visit to the Yuen Chau Tsai Park from Fu Shin Estate and the Yuen Shin Park. As mentioned at the end of the post we did on the Yuen Shin Park, “It is, in fact, part of a much larger picture, and this will be explored in the next part of thisContinue reading “Parks, Play Grounds and Sitting-out Areas in Tai Po – The Yuen Chau Tsai Park”
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