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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Tai Chau and Tsim Chau at Sai Kung
"Snoopy Islands" consists of Tai Chau and Tsim Chau located at Big Wave Bay or Tai Long Wan at Sai Kung. It looks like a lying Snoopy when seen from Ham Tin Wan at the middle of Maclehose Trail Stage 2.
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...
Fishponds at Yuen Long seen from Ah Kai Shan 丫髻山
Ah Kai Shan is located at Yuen Long, northwest of New Territories. With an altitude of 121m, Ah Kai Shan separates Yuen Long Industrial Estate and Tin Shui Wai New Town. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj7CXUkc5_Y Video by Joseph Fung Standing on top of the hill, hikers can see hundreds of fishponds around Nam Sang Wai, Mai Po Nature Reserve and Shenzhen in China. There are lots of...
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...
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)...
Pavilion Rain Shelter at Lion Rock Hill
On the old hiking trails, there are a few rain shelters made of wood. These pavilion shelters were built in 1970s and renovated in 1990s for hikers to take a rest and stay away from stormy weather on the wild trails. The rain shelter in the picture is located on the Lion Rock Old Trail, which was once the hub connecting...
Fog in Spring (Lohas Park seen from Lei Yue Mun) 香港春霧 (從鯉魚門看日出康城)
In spring, Hong Kong is quite humid. At this time of year, cold air from north gradually recedes and warm air comes in from the sea. However, water near the coast is still very cold, which cools down the air near the ground. Water vapor may condense into tiny water droplets and reduce the visibility near the horizon. We...
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...