Tung Chung (東涌), meaning ‘eastern stream’, is an area situated on the north-western coast of Lantau Island in Hong Kong. The area was once a major defense stronghold against pirates and foreign military during Ming and Qing dynasties. Since the Song Dynasty between 960–1279 AD, there have been people living in Tung Chung. At that […]
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” ~ Martin Buber (1878 – 1965)
“We have lost sight of the joy and excitement of public service, helping our fellow men. The joy and excitement of seeking and understanding of the joy of the miracle of the living, the duty and the grandeur. We have lost taste for heroic action in the service of our people.” ~ David Marshall (1908-1995) […]
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Today I hiked in Clear Water Bay’s Lung Ha Wan Country Trail. Clear Water Bay (traditional Chinese: 清水灣, Cantonese: Ching Sui Wan) is a bay on the east shore of Clear Water Bay Peninsula of Hong Kong located within Clear Water Bay Country Park. Its beaches are protected by shark nets after three fatal shark […]
Today I hiked in Lai Chi Wo. Lai Chi Wo 荔枝窩 is a Hakka village near Sha Tau Kok, in the northwestern New Territories of Hong Kong. It is described as a “walled village” by some sources. Lai Chi Wo is located within the Plover Cove Country Park and near Yan Chau Tong Marine Park. […]
Today I went hiking in Kam Tin. I attempted to scale up Kai Kung Leng but got stuck at a dead end. I decided to abort the trip as I was hiking alone.