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  1. Following in the dragon's footsteps

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am

    ... For an amazing view of Hong Kong's wilderness, Zoe Mak headed out to the south side of the island and went on a hike along the Dragon's Back Until you have tackled ... largest country park, and weave through green hillsides and sharp peaks, and past a reservoir built in 1888. This trail was named Best Urban Hike in Asia in 2004 by Time (Asia) magazine. You soon ...

  2. More to life than shopping

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While most Hong Kong people like to go shopping or stay at home during the holidays, I love to go hiking with my parents and younger brother. I think hiking can really broaden my horizons. ... classroom outside. If you do decide to go hiking, don't forget to look at the wide variety of plants and rocks along the way. Enjoy our environment, and go out whenever you can. Eunice Cheung ...

  3. Action time

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... Elizabeth Turner Events are taking place around the world today to mark World Environment Day. In Hong Kong, organised activities will include a hike organised by Clear the Air, which ... on July 1, starting with a hike around Tai Tam Harbour and Tam Tuk Reservoir and end with a march from Victoria Park to Central. Rachel Pang, vice-chairman of Clear the Air, said pressuring ...

  4. In touch with nature

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Wing-sze Parents should take children hiking in the countryside, especially those living in a congested city such as Hong Kong. The countryside offers exciting flora and fauna, it can be fun and you can learn a lot. Some hiking tracks with steep slopes and steps may be too tough for young children, but the Aberdeen Nature Trail, in the 423-hectare Aberdeen Country Park, is a smooth ...

  5. Institutions- Rainbow Seafood Restaurant

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who would like to end a long day of hiking with beer and seafood. Turn-ons Perfectly steamed garoupa ($160 for a standard one good for four to share); delicious sea snails cooked in Chinese ...

  6. Life's a beach, and then you dine

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lantau buses. You can even take a taxi all or part of the way from Hong Kong Island. Transport dictates where you start. Weekend walkers also hike over the hill from Discovery Bay to Silvermine ... with home-made apple crumble to follow. Beers include German drafts, and red and white wines cost from HK$185 to HK$320 per bottle. If hiking from DB doesn't appeal, fast ferries take 30 minutes ...

  7. AT A GLANCE- Sothern District

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Shek O, is probably the best known hiking trail on Hong Kong Island. Local interest The main town was named after Lord Stanley, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, when Hong Kong was ceded ...

  8. Rare Tai Tam penthouse up for sale

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are great and the hiking trails of Tai Tam Country Park and Wong Nai Chung Reservoir Park are ideal for a family outing,' she says. Completed in 1989 and located at 88 Tai Tam Reservoir Road, ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Moon-lin, 38, will be sentenced for possession of Ice on October 2. Lone hiker dies after fall A man out hiking alone slipped to his death in Ma On Shan. He was found lying unconscious in a creek off Ma On Shan Tsuen Road at 3.30pm. He was confirmed dead at Prince of Wales Hospital. Police said the 61-year-old, surnamed Lam, had told his wife he was going for a hike at 1pm. ...

  10. Barbecue at the beach

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... beach in Sai Kung is off the beaten trail- literally. Be prepared for a 45-minute hike to the U-shaped shores of Tai Long Wan, a clear-water haven for Hongkongers looking for peace and quiet. ... as there are no BBQ pits. You can buy coal and oil at the first beach you pass on your hike, but remember to pick up your food at one of the grocery stores in Sai Kung. From there, take the double-decker bus ...




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