New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: Wilson Trail 4 and MacLehose Trail 4

Ok, let me admit it. I have been lazy. I have not been hiking much. But I've got a good excuse: I've been travelling to Singapore, Khao Lak and Jodhpur. I had visitors in town and most annoyingly, the weather was pretty bad during the last weeks. But enough excuses, I have managed to squeeze… Continue reading Hiking: Wilson Trail 4 and MacLehose Trail 4

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Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: Buffalo Hill

Yesterday I joined the Hong Kong Hiking MeetUp group for a hike in the New Territories, between Sai Kung and Sha Tin. We hiked about 10km and it took us 5 hours, as we had to climb the 600m high Buffalo Hill and descended on undefined path with lots of rubble, stones and overgrown grass.… Continue reading Hiking: Buffalo Hill

Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: MacLehose Trail Stage 3

Slowly but surely we are continuing in our quest to hike the MacLehose Trail. A few days ago, Monica and I met up again to travel all the way to Sai Kung (via Diamond Hill MTR station) and took a taxi to take us to the starting point on Pak Tam Road. It was good… Continue reading Hiking: MacLehose Trail Stage 3

Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: MacLehose Trail Stage 2

Together with my friend Monica, we decided to continue hiking the MacLehose Trail. It's a fantastic trail, with amazing scenery and landscape. But the only challenge is that the stages 1-4 are so far away from where we live... it would almost be quicker to fly to Bangkok then to take the ferry, MTR, bus… Continue reading Hiking: MacLehose Trail Stage 2

Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: MacLehose Trail Stage 1

Finally, after weeks and months slowly hiking through the stages of the Wilson Trail, the Hong Kong Trail and recently the Lantau Trail we made our way over to the East to start the MacLehose Trail. It is the toughest, longest but also the first long-distance trail that was laid in Hong Kong. The trail… Continue reading Hiking: MacLehose Trail Stage 1