Tokyo: Boat trip on Sumida River

After visiting the Senso-ji temple in Asakusa we walked to the river and went on a boat trip on the Sumida river. There are different trips to choose from and we went for the 1 hour round trip, from Asakusa to Hinode and back again. The boat took us past Hamarikyu Japanese Gardens down to… Continue reading Tokyo: Boat trip on Sumida River

Hong Kong, Outlying Islands

Tai O boat trip

A few weekends ago we planned to continue with our Lantau Trail hike and to start at stage 7 we had to go to Tai O. You can get there with a bus from Mui Wo (which has a ferry connection to Central) or from Tung Chung (which has a MTR station) but it will… Continue reading Tai O boat trip

Outlying Islands

Trip to Po Toi: Leaving Aberdeen

The previous weekend we hired a junk to go to Po Toi (which we had done previously and enjoyed very much, hence the repeat trip). We had asked a few friends and colleagues if they wanted to join, but as the weather did not look too promising, almost all pulled out. Nonetheless, Monica and Michael… Continue reading Trip to Po Toi: Leaving Aberdeen