Shek O is a popular place in Hong Kong Island for swimmers, barbecue lovers and Cantopop music video shooting. It is surrounded by South China Sea, Big Wave Bay and Cape D'Aguilar Peninsula. Tai Tau Chau connects to Shek O through a tombolo. But hikers do not need to worry about the tide because a blue Lover's Bridge was built...
Hebe Haven, a.k.a. Pak Sha Wan, is a perfect harbor in Sai Kung for yachts and boats. The harbor is surrounded by a long peninsula extending from Tsiu Hang with only one opening to Port Shelter (a.k.a. Ngau Mei Hoi). Along the shore, there are all kinds of businesses related to boating and sailing, such as shipyards, Hebe Haven Yacht...
As the Chinese name implies, Po Pin Chau is an island cut away from the mainland. It was once a part of Fa Shan. Po Pin Chau was formed in several stages. The impact of pounding waves on Fa Shan resulted in progressive erosion on the weaker rock strata until a sea cave was formed. Over time, the cave became...
Ninepin Group or Kwo Chau Islands (果洲群島) consists of North Ninepin Island, South Ninepin Island and East Ninepin Island. The North Ninepin Island also includes Sai Mei Chau and Hok Tsai Pai. The island group got its English name "Ninepin" from the traditional British game similar to bowling nowadays. Therefore, when the British seamen first saw the layout of these islands, the...
At the top of High West Hill on Hong Kong Trail Stage 1, hikers can see two most popular outlying islands, i.e. Lamma Island and Cheung Chau Island, in Hong Kong that local people usually go to spend their weekend cycling, eating seafood and BBQ. Lamma Island is the 3rd largest island in Hong Kong and is only 30-min ferry...
The Bun Scrambling Competition (搶包山) at Cheung Chau Island has been one of the most representative traditional festive events in Hong Kong, which is also the highlight of the weeklong event Cheung Chau Bun Festival (包山嘉年華). Participants first stand at the bottom of the conical bun tower and then scramble up to get as many buns as possible within 3 minutes....
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