Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Lai Chi Wo in the New Territories

After about 90 minutes hiking, we reached Lai Chi Wo. The sign greeted us on our arrival. As the name suggests, this area was once known for its lychee trees. But in the 1960s and 1970s villagers found it more profitable to plant Mandarins, which could fetch good prices towards Chinese New Year (as they… Continue reading Lai Chi Wo in the New Territories

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Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: A visit to Lai Chi Wo (Part 1)

Last weekend I was in the unique position to join a very special hike in the New Territories, in the Shuen Wan area, which is between Shenzhen (China) and Tai Po (Hong Kong). It was organised by the MeetUp group and it included a visit to a Hakka village and a Poon Choi meal. It… Continue reading Hiking: A visit to Lai Chi Wo (Part 1)