Places and Trails across Hong Kong

North Hong Kong Island by Tram and Shanks’ Pony

North Hong Kong Island by Tram and Shanks’ Pony

Looking for a definition of “cabin fever”, I find Merriam-Webster gives, “Extreme irritability and restlessness from living in…

Lantau Peak and Easy Strolls from Ngong Ping

Lantau Peak and Easy Strolls from Ngong Ping

While it can be fun to hike up and over hills, there are times when it seems best…

Tung Lung Chau – rock climbing, hiking and birdwatching

Tung Lung Chau – rock climbing, hiking and birdwatching

While long popular with climbers, Tung Lung Chau has also been discovered by other Hongkongers seeking a brief…

Lion Rock w Hong Kong Spirit in the Clouds

Lion Rock w Hong Kong Spirit in the Clouds

Lion Rock is the most iconic peak in Hong Kong. Though at 495 metres high, Lion Rock is…

Activities in Hong Kong outdoors

Renting bikes in Hong Kong

Renting bikes in Hong Kong

A brief summary of places you can rent bicycles in Hong Kong. Table of Contents[Open][Close]Cheung Chau Mui Wo…

Hong Kong’s Wonderful Wildlife (and a little plantlife)

Hong Kong’s Mysterious Migratory Butterflies

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On 31 December 2011, researchers trapping butterflies at Deep Water Bay on Hong Kong Island found a Chestnut Tiger…

Deadliest Hong Kong Animals

Deadliest Hong Kong Animals

A quick look at animals with venom, killer teeth and blades. Giant Centipede Growing to perhaps 8 inches…

Watching and Photographing Black Kites in Hong Kong

Watching and Photographing Black Kites in Hong Kong

Black Kites are among the territory’s most familiar birds. It’s late on a grey, February afternoon, and six…

Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve

Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve

At Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve you can enjoy impressive wildlife spectacles. Hong Kong’s Mai Po Marshes Nature…

Dangerous Snakes in Hong Kong

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By Robert Ferguson This first listing is limited to a review of the DANGEROUS SNAKES in Hong Kong.…

Lantau feral cattle and water buffalo

Lantau feral cattle and water buffalo

They might seem odd “wildlife”, yet Lantau’s cattle and water buffalo now roam free, and are part of…

Weather including tropical cyclones

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Hong Kong tropical cyclones

Hong Kong can be impacted by tropical cyclones including and typhoons. Happily, typhoons are scarce near Hong Kong,…

So many places to explore in Hong Kong’s great outdoors!