Tiger’s Head via Lo Fu Tau Country Trail: Beach Hike on Lantau Island

Just before the cold properly settled into Hong Kong, we did one last 'beach' hike from Discovery Bay to Mui Wo (Silvermine Beach). Entry and exit points clearly defined, serious uphill workout at the beginning, glorious grasslands and vistas up top.  Distance: 8.4 km (The actual country trail is just 3.4 km but we included getting … Continue reading Tiger’s Head via Lo Fu Tau Country Trail: Beach Hike on Lantau Island

Cycling in Hong Kong: Nam Sang Wai, Yuen Long (SUPER EASY)

And then it was like we were teenagers again, taking our bicycles to the creek with our friends and weaving through the trees singing songs from the nineties... Distance: 8km Duration: 1.5-2 hours Difficulty: SUPER EASY Scroll down for complete details on getting a bicycle, route map, food options, etc. I'm the kind of person who always wants to … Continue reading Cycling in Hong Kong: Nam Sang Wai, Yuen Long (SUPER EASY)

Beach Hike/Coastal Walk: Shek Pik Reservoir to Shui Hau Lantau Trail Stage 9

Distance: 6.5 kilometres Duration: 2 hours (You can do it faster if you run, which is possible especially in the downhill/flat parts in the start and end of the trail) Difficulty:  Easy Walk. Perfect for beginners, or for warm weather. Date: Sunday 28 September 2014 On the Sunday of our Mui Wo Staycation (post and link up soon). See … Continue reading Beach Hike/Coastal Walk: Shek Pik Reservoir to Shui Hau Lantau Trail Stage 9