Hong Kong, New Territories

Tai Po Waterfront Park

Our main reason to visit Tai Po was to explore the Tai Po Waterfront Park. I became curious about this park after seeing images of the spiral lookout point and reading many nice things about this park on several blogs, including Rachel's blog Little Koo. We walked to the park from the railway museum via… Continue reading Tai Po Waterfront Park

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HK Island, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Park Aviary

The Hong Kong Park is one of the best places in Central Hong Kong to get away from all the hustle and bustle as well as the noise of the city. I try to walk through it every now and then, and when I have the time I visit the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea… Continue reading Hong Kong Park Aviary

Kowloon

Kowloon Walled City Park

In 1995, Kowloon's historic Walled City was transformed into this tranquil inner city haven. The design of the Kowloon Walled City Park is based on the Jiangnan garden style of the early Qing Dynasty.The design is divided into eight landscape features which complement one another and subtly blend into the overall layout. The Old South… Continue reading Kowloon Walled City Park

Kowloon

Bonsai trees in Chi Lin Nunnery

While my friends were visiting Hong Kong, we spent a morning in the Chi Lin Nunnery. Chi Lin Nunnery was first opened in 1934 but substantially rebuilt in a major project involving designers, architects and traditional craftsmen from China, Hong Kong and Japan, before being opened to the public in May 2000. Located at the… Continue reading Bonsai trees in Chi Lin Nunnery