Places and Trails across Hong Kong

Revitalising Hong Kong’s Remaining Villages

Revitalising Hong Kong’s Remaining Villages

It may be possible to revitalise Hong Kong villages so they still have rural character and are great…

Chi Ma Wan Peninsula Coastal and Hill Trails on Lantau

Chi Ma Wan Peninsula Coastal and Hill Trails on Lantau

In southeast Lantau, there’s an area that’s easily overlooked, yet can make for a fine day outing: the…

Day of Being Wild – East Coast to High West on Hong Kong Island

Day of Being Wild – East Coast to High West on Hong Kong Island

Shek O: Pure Morning Early on a clear summer morning, from a vantage atop Tai Tau Chau –…

Pak Sha O – Hong Kong rural gem

Pak Sha O – Hong Kong rural gem

Pak Sha O, a village in the wilds of the Sai Kung Peninsula, seems almost suspended in time.…

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

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…

Rat Snakes wrestling

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On Cheung Chau one afternoon, saw two big Rat Snakes wrestling. Also known as a “dance”, this is…

Top Ten Hong Kong birds

Top Ten Hong Kong birds

Here’s a definitive list of the top ten Hong Kong birds.(Well, ok, this is subjective; but ten top…

No Bird Flu Just Enjoyable Visit to Mai Po

No Bird Flu Just Enjoyable Visit to Mai Po

Despite all the brouhaha, there is no H5N1 at Mai Po. Went birdwatching at Mai Po Marshes Nature…

Beginning birdwatching in Hong Kong

Beginning birdwatching in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an excellent place for birdwatching. Daurian Redstart Here, you can find global rarities that are…

Hong Kong Forests

Hong Kong Forests

The farm, the formula, and the story so far In a valley plunging down the northern slopes of…

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