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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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...
Clear Water Bay Golf and Country Club Golf Course 清水灣鄉村俱樂部
Clear Water Bay Golf Course and Po Toi O, a fishing village are right next to each other. Within a few steps, you can experience the life of ancient villagers and the richest people in Hong Kong. The Ninepin Group Islands are a few miles away at the very Southeast corner of Hong Kong, where tourists can see spectacular volcanic...
Pandanus tectorius (a.k.a. "Wild Pineapple" in Chinese) can be widely seen in outlying islands and along coastlines in Hong Kong, such as Tung Ping Chau, Grass Island and Wong Chuk Kok. It grows wild mainly in semi­-natural vegetation in littoral habitats throughout the tropical and subtropical Pacific, where it can withstand drought, strong winds, and salt spray. It propagates readily...
IFC (International Finance Centre) Tower 2 was the tallest building in Hong Kong before 2011 and a landmark of Hong Kong. Quoted as having 88 storeys, the highrise is designed to accommodate financial institutions, such as Bank of America, BNP, UBS, Standard Chartered Bank, etc. ICC (International Commerce Centre) is currently the world's fifth tallest building and the tallest building...
Po Toi O at Clear Water Bay Peninsula 布袋澳
Po Toi O literally means "a bay shaped like a sack". It is a small fishing village at the east of Clear Water Bay Country Park. Here hikers can discover the ancient ways of harvesting and production of sea food. Dozens of rafts are floating on the clear water, which keep fish in sheltered areas. Creatures that can obtain food from...
Bride's Pool Nature Trail at Plover Cove Country Park | 船灣新娘潭自然教育徑
It is sweltering in Hong Kong's summer. With temperature above 33 degrees and humidity above 80%, people easily get dehydrated. TV news often has that hikers suffered from heatstroke and were taken to hospital by helicopter. Maclehose Trail is not a good option during this time of the year, as most of the trails are not covered by trees and...
Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and Lake Ad Excellentiam 香港中文大學聯合理科實驗樓(元素週期表)和未圓湖
Among the 8 universities in Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong has the most beautiful campus. Lake Ad Excellentiam at Chung Chi College is only 2 mins walk from University MTR Station and almost every weekend, there are couples taking their wedding pictures around the lake. Half way up the hill stands the Run Run Shaw Science Building with many colorful...
Lion Rock seen from Lei Yue Mun | 鯉魚門望獅子山
Lion Rock Hill is a symbolic hill to Hong Kong people. There is a popular song and TV series called “Below the Lion Rock” made in 1970s, when Hong Kong was one of the Four Asian Tigers and the city maintained exceptionally high growth rates. The song “Below the Lion Rock” written by Wong Jim, is appreciating the hardworking spirit...
Ng Tung Chai Waterfall 梧桐寨瀑布
Nu Tung Chai Waterfall is the best-known and biggest waterfall in Hong Kong. Located at the northern side of Tai Mo Shan, it is also one of the most popular retreats from the hustle and bustle of the city in summer. Clear signposts will guide tourists to reach the series of streams and waterfalls. Nu Tung Chai Waterfall consists of...
Sunset at Victoria Harbor seen from Braemar Hill 寶馬山觀維維日落
Braemar Hill, named after a Scottish village, is mainly a residential area between North Point and Quarry Bay in Hong Kong Island. Part of the hill is within the Tai Tam Country Park (Quarry Bay Extension), near Wilson Trail Stage 2 and Hong Kong Trail Stage 5. It is considered as an upper-class neighborhood area since 1960s. Near the hilltop,...