HK Island, Hong Kong

Hungry Ghost Festival 2015 in Tin Hau

I was going to continue writing about the reclamation and the changes to the ferry piers in Hong Kong, but this has to wait a little. Instead, I want to write about the hungry ghost festival.¬†Hungry ghosts are the restless spirits of people who did not have a funeral. According to traditional Chinese belief, the… Continue reading Hungry Ghost Festival 2015 in Tin Hau

Hong Kong

Ghost Month in Hong Kong

Last week of one my regular hiking fellows commented that he won't join my next night hikes. I asked him why, and he said that the ghost month is coming up and he believes you should not be out in the wildlife at night time. The ghost month started yesterday (August 7, 2013), it falls… Continue reading Ghost Month in Hong Kong