28 Sep, 2013 in HK Places
Cheung Chau - HK (11)

Cheung Chau has a special charm. Every time I visit this little island – one of Hong Kong’s many outlying islands – I discover something new, and every time it’s a very pleasant and relaxing retreat.   These photos captured on my mobile show a bit more of the local life on the …

30 Jul, 2013 in Boston
Peddocks Island - Boston (1)

The boat tour around the wonderful outlying islands of Boston took me to three islands. I previously wrote about Georges Island and Fort Warren, and then Spectacle Island. The third and final stop was to Peddocks Island. Though it wasn’t as impressive to me as the other two, it definitely has its own appeal – […]

3 Jun, 2011 in HK Places
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The tour of Peng Chau wouldn’t be complete without a tour of the small streets of the island, the markets and some of the local people and fishing life. Following up on the first post “Peng Chau : HK’s intimate island”, here the second part on Peng Chau.   As you get off …

1 Jun, 2011 in HK Hikes
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One of the greatest things about Hong Kong is that it has the outlying islands. From the gorgeous and scenic Lantau island (with Ngong Ping 360, Tai O Village etc.), through Lamma Island, to Cheung Chau you can spend days exploring hiking trails, celebrating local festivals and religions and enjoying terrific local seafood and laid […]

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