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Saturday, July 20, 2024

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...
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...
Yung Shue Wan at Lamma Island | 南丫島榕樹灣
Lamma Island, a.k.a. Pok Liu Chau, is the third largest island in Hong Kong. It got its Chinese name "南丫" (meaning Y at South) from its location at South and fork shape on the map. "Lamma" is just a colloquial pronunciation of its Chinese name "Nam ah". Chow Yun-fat, the renowned Hong Kong actor, was born on this little...
Tai Tau Chau at Shek O | 石澳大頭洲
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...
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...
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....