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  1. Hill-seekers

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Zara Horner

    ... Fed up with the stress of the city? Well, pull your hiking boots on. Everyone else is, writes Zara Horner When people think of Hong Kong they most likely picture tall buildings, high ... natural scenery is on the city's doorstep. Jackie Peers, a travel agent specialising in walking and hiking tours, says: 'We find people are interested in hiking because it's a great ...

  2. Helicopter rescues hiker after 10-metre plunge into stream

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... into a stream at a popular hiking spot near Sha Tau Kok where two other serious accidents have occurred in recent years. The 54-year-old man was hiking with seven others near Nam Chung and Luk Keng ... Mountaineering Training Centre, Liu Ka-wah, said many people preferred hiking along streams during summer, as they were shaded and cooler. 'There are trees and water running along the streams ...

  3. Magazines - Style - HIT LIST

    Game on

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by SS

    ... Sports chic never looked so good, so even the playing field with these winning items       Travelling bag (HK$5,090) by Paul Smith           Bomber jacket (HK$21,300)  by Givenchy           Shoes by Bally (bally.com)           High-top sneakers (HK$2,190) ...

  4. Fitness and fun rolled into one on a hike

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hiking does not cost much and is suitable for families because everyone can have fun and it is an enjoyable activity. Before you go hiking, there are important items that should be packed, including sunscreen, water, food and a mobile phone. Water will keep you hydrated, especially during hot, humid days, and food will give you energy during the hike. There are also many risks so ...


    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... DON'Ts Avoid hiking alone Never leave a team member behind Don't deviate from maintained paths or make detours Don't exceed your physical limits If you think you're lost, seek help and don't go any further DOs Form a hiking group of at least four Bring essentials: water, food, a first-aid kit, a whistle, a mobile phone with a spare battery, a map, ...

  6. Optical illusions to suit dedicated followers of fashion

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... They might look like condoms, but they are just a fraction of the size of of the real ones - and the only protection they offer the wearer is against being out of fashion. They are the latest thing in eyewear - removable covers to fit over the arms of spe ...

  7. Walking tall

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Scarlet Ma

    ... Scarlet Ma Safety, comfort and weight are the key things to consider when selecting clothes and accessories for hiking Jacko Mini Stickshock absorption pole ($209) from ProTrek Trekking ... Hiking tops and trousers should keep you dry and well-protected under the sun. They should have fast absorption and evaporation qualities. CEO Alpha Quick Dry Ladies T-shirt ($299) from Columbia ...

  8. It's in the bag

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... It is often said you are what you eat, so surely the same can be said about what you wear. But how can your personality show through when you are at school wearing the same uniform as everyone else? For starters, your school bag can speak volumes. It can ...

  9. How to have a happy, hassle-free hike

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Zara Horner

    ... Zara Horner Hiking is easy and fun. To make sure you get the most out of it, follow these tips: Don't hike alone. Choose a route you can handle. Start easy and build up. Plan your route. Tell someone where you're going and when you'll be back. Check the weather forecast. Never hike in rain storms. Note trail markers along the way in case of an emergency. Take ...

  10. Farrow eyewear strays far from the straight and narrow

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Linda Farrow produces some of the wackiest sunglasses- such as smiley faces with crucifix eyes that the wearer can barely peek through. Then again, fashion statements are not necessarily meant to be practical. The British eyewear brand celebra ...




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