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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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....

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...
Pig Kisses Dog at Waglan Island | 橫瀾島豬吻狗
"Pig Kisses Dog" is actually a sea cave at the north end of Waglan Island located at the southeast corner of Hong Kong. The left part of the rock looks like a pig and the right part looks like a dog. Their mouths join together over the sea cave as if they are kissing each other :) There is a government...
Lamma Island Power Station
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...
North Ninepin Island (Pak Kwo Chau)
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...

Po Pin Chau

Po Pin Chau Sea Stack seen from High Island Reservoir East Dam 破邊洲-萬宜水庫-東壩
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...