Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Moontrekker 2013 is over

What a fantastic night this was - Moontrekker is so much more than just a race, it really is a big event that is built around a great team of organisers and volunteers and racers that participate for so many different reasons. There are those that want to beat last year's time, others who are… Continue reading Moontrekker 2013 is over

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

The day has arrived: MoonTrekker 2013

Today is the big day - or better said, the big night! MoonTrekker 2013 will take place in Lantau tonight. The sunrise 40 race starts at 9pm and the moonlit 26 at 11.20pm from Mui Wo and will go all the way to the lower Cheung Sha Beach. There are four checkpoints during the course… Continue reading The day has arrived: MoonTrekker 2013

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

MoonTrekker 2013

It's the time of year again... the MoonTrekker event is coming up again (here's is last year's blog post about the event). I spent last Saturday supporting the organisers handing out the race kits and encouraging all the racers and hikers that they can do it. If you've not signed up - it's too late… Continue reading MoonTrekker 2013

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Tai O to Tung Chung

I've done this hike a few times in different directions, most recently from Tung Chung to Tai O (see this blog post here). It is a fairly easy hike as it is all very flat, just a little long with 13km. I started the hike by strolling through Tai O - I really like this… Continue reading Hiking: Tai O to Tung Chung

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Infinity Pool

There's a natural infinity pool on Lantau and it's not the best kept secret. Quite a lot people know about this place, so it was not surprising that it was quite packed when we visited it last Saturday. We walked from Shek Pik to Tai O (here's the full post) and just before we hit… Continue reading Hiking: Infinity Pool

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Shek Pik to Tai O

Yesterday I joined a group of fellow hikers who were all ready to explore the South of Lantau Island. We started off at the Shek Pik reservoir and walked parts of the Lantau Trail backwards, stages 7 and 8, to reach Tai O. The hike was 18km long and it was hot and sunny, so… Continue reading Hiking: Shek Pik to Tai O

Hong Kong, Outlying Islands

Walk to Discovery Bay North

Last Saturday I was strolling from the Discovery Bay Plaza to Discovery Bay North and I had my camera with me - so I decided to take a few pictures of my walk. Let's start with the DB International School, which is right next to the SKH Wei Lun Primary School. The DB International School… Continue reading Walk to Discovery Bay North

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Discovery Bay to Mui Wo and back

A few days ago I decided to hike on Lantau again. There was no MeetUp group meeting that I wanted to attend, so I just decided to go on my own. Given it was broad daylight, there were lots of hikers out there, I had enough water and a map plus my RoadID (a tag… Continue reading Hiking: Discovery Bay to Mui Wo and back

Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Tung Chung to Mui Wo

I know it seems crazy that I'm hiking so much in this hot temperature - but I'm really enjoying it. Not just the exercise, but also meeting other fellow hikers. Two weekends ago I joined the MeetUp group for a hike from Tung Chung to Mui Wo. It was an easy hike and I could… Continue reading Hiking: Tung Chung to Mui Wo

Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Sunny Bay to Disney

Same Saturday, but another hike - after my Hong Kong Island hike I decided to travel to Sunny Bay and join the Hong Kong Hiking MeetUp group there. Together, we'd explore an off-the-beaten path to Disney. Just in time to watch the fireworks. A group of eager hikers met at the station and we all… Continue reading Hiking: Sunny Bay to Disney