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Sunday, December 16, 2018
Watch maple in Tai Lam Country Park around Winter Solstice in Hong Kong
Winter Solstice (Dongzhi Festival) on December 22 is considered more important than the Lunar New Year, especially in Guangdong Province. The reason comes from the yin and yang theory that after Winter Solstice, the day (yang) begins to draw out and the night(yin) begins to draw in. Therefore, it is the day that everything in the world starts to grow...
Lung Kwu Tan at Castle Peak, Tun Mun District
Located at the west of Castle Peak at with an unimpeded view to the west coast, Lung Kwu Tan together with Pak Nai, is the best place to see sunset in Hong Kong. However, the place is also far away from the city. Tourists need to take MTR to Tuen Mun Station. Take Bus K52 at Tuen Mun Town Center...

Ma Wan

Floating Fishing Rafts at Tam Shui Wan and Shek Tsai Wan | 淡水灣和石仔灣的漁排
Ma Wan is just a small island in Hong Kong between Lantau Island and Tsing Yi Island, but it is definitely worth visiting during your stay here. Originally, Ma Wan's infrastructure was not very well developed, but thanks to the establishment of the new Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau Link which links the airport with the city center passes through...
Sheung Pak Nai, Ha Pak Nai 上白泥,下白泥
Pak Nai, subdivided into Sheung Pak Nai and Ha Pak Nai, is one of the best places to view sunset in Hong Kong. Facing Deep Bay (a.k.a. Shenzhen Wan), Pak Nai is covered by wetland and there are hundreds of rafts floating on the bay raising oysters and scallops. Sea creatures are kept in these sheltered areas until they grow up...
Goldfish Wagging Tail 金魚擺尾 at Tiu Chung Chau (Jin Island)
There are two giant "fish" in Hong Kong. One is located at Cape d’Aguilar Peninsula, the south end of Hong Kong Island. It is a real whale bone specimen owned by The HKU Swire Institute of Marine Science. The "goldfish" in the picture above is hiding at Tiu Chung Chau (Jin Island), an outlying island in between Port Shelter and...

Pat Sin Leng

Pat Sin Leng | 八仙嶺
Pat Sin Leng (八仙嶺) literally means "Eight Peaks of Immortals". It is a mountain range located in northeast New Territories and the highest peak is 591m. From Tolo Harbor, people can get a clear view of Pat Sin Leng's 8 stately peaks, named after 8 immortals in Chinese mythology: Shun Yeung Fung (純陽峰), Chung Li Fung (鐘離峰), Kuai Li Fung...
Lighthouse at Lei Yue Mun | 鯉魚門燈塔
If  you go boating a lot in Hong Kong, you will hear the name "Lei Yue Mun" quite often. It is a narrow channel located at the east end of Victoria Harbor between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. But normally, when local people say "Lei Yue Mun", they usually refer to the seafood market on the north side of...
Tung Chung and Hong Kong International Airport
You can get a bird view of Tung Chung and Hong Kong International Airport near Por Kai Shan. I know the sunset is pretty, but you can view it elsewhere. Now let's focus on the screen-like 50- to 70-storey buildings standing in front of you, which can be found in cities with a high population density. After the Hong Kong...
Pak Lap Wan Beach 白臘灣沙灘
A city known for its harbor front has many hidden jewels along its coast line. One of those that is being well looked after and becoming more accessible is Pak Lap Wan. Rated in the top ten beaches, it has more than a protected harbor and white sand beach to offer. The location has both hostels (Hk$ 300-800 per night)...
Feng Shui of IFC at Hong Kong
Believe it or not, inside these most luxurious financial buildings are the most well-educated and smartest people in the world, but they are also the people believing in Feng Shui most deeply in the global Chinese society. Every element of the construction and office layout was built with the best Feng Shui principles, which are supposed to affect the owner's...

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